Prototomus deimos Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch. 1989. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Hyaenodontidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(13):327-391

Belongs to Prototomus according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Gingerich and Deutsch 1989

Sister taxa: Prototomus girardoti, Prototomus martis, Prototomus minimus, Prototomus multicuspis, Prototomus phobos, Prototomus robustus, Prototomus secundarius

Type specimen: Its type locality is SC-213, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of United States (12: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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