Prototomus martis 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 P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch 1989

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is FG-103, which is in an Eocene fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of United States (34: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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