Promioclaenus acolytus Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Alternative combinations: Ellipsodon acolytus, Hyopsodus acolytus, Mioclaenus acolytus

Synonyms: Ellipsodon aquilonius Simpson 1935, Mioclaenus minimus Cope 1882, Promioclaenus aquilonius Simpson 1935

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Synopsis of the Vertebrata of the Puerco Eocene epoch. Supplement on a new Meniscotherium from the Wasatch epoch. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:461-471

Belongs to Promioclaenus according to de Muizon and Cifelli 2000

See also Burger 2007, Cope 1882, Cope 1888, Gazin 1969, Hartman 1986, Hay 1902, Matthew 1897, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1937, Osborn 1902, Rigby 1980, Robison 1986, Schiebout 1974, Simpson 1935, Van Valen 1978, Williamson 1996 and Wilson 1956

Sister taxa: Promioclaenus lemuroides, Promioclaenus pipiringosi, Promioclaenus thnetus, Promioclaenus walshi

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (38: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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