Prototomus secundarius Cope 1875 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Alternative combinations: Sinopa secundaria, Sinopa secundarius, Stypolophus secundarius

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Belongs to Prototomus according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Gingerich and Deutsch 1989, Gunnell 1998, Hay 1902, Matthew 1909, Matthew and Granger 1915 and Scott 1892

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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (19: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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