Prodiacodon tauricinerei Jepsen 1930 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Leptictida - Leptictidae

Alternative combinations: Diacodon tauricinerei, Palaeictops tauricinerei

Synonyms: Diacodon pineyensis Gazin 1952, Palaeictops pineyensis Gazin 1952

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1930. New Vertebrate Fossils from the Lower Eocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 69(1):117-131

Belongs to Prodiacodon according to T. M. Bown and D. Schankler 1982

See also Gazin 1952, Jepsen 1930, Novacek 1977 and Novacek 1982

Sister taxa: Prodiacodon concordiarcensis, Prodiacodon crustulum, Prodiacodon furor, Prodiacodon paucus, Prodiacodon puercensis, Palaeolestes gorei

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (39: Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (7: Wyoming)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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