Thryptacodon pseudarctos Simpson 1928 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1928. A new mammalian fauna from the Fort Union of southern Montana. American Museum Novitates 297:1-15

Belongs to Thryptacodon according to P. D. Gingerich 1978

See also Rose 1981, Simpson 1928, Van Valen 1978, Van Valen and Sloan 1966 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Thryptacodon antiquus, Thryptacodon australis, Thryptacodon barae, Thryptacodon orthogonius

Type specimen: A. M. No. 22176, a tooth (isolated [upper] M2 right). Its type locality is Bear Creek, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Paleocene of United States (20: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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