Thryptacodon australis Simpson 1935 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Procreodi - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. The Tiffany fauna, Upper Paleocene. 3, Primates, Carnivora, Condylarthra, and Amblypoda. American Museum Novitates 817

Belongs to Thryptacodon according to L. M. Van Valen 1978

See also Simpson 1935

Sister taxa: Thryptacodon antiquus, Thryptacodon barae, Thryptacodon olseni, Thryptacodon orthogonius, Thryptacodon pseudarctos

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mason Pocket, which is in a Tiffanian fissure fill shale in Colorado

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Clarkforkian of United States (3: Colorado collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (22: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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