Titanoides primaevus Gidley 1917 (pantodont)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Titanoideidae

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1917. Notice of new Paleocene mammal, a possible relative of the Titanotheres. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 52(2187):431-435

Belongs to Titanoides according to E. L. Simons 1960

See also Gidley 1917

Sister taxa: Titanoides gidleyi, Titanoides looki, Titanoides major, Titanoides nanus

Type specimen: USNM 7934, a partial skull. Its type locality is Witter Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Sentinel Butte Formation of North Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Clarkforkian of United States (5: Colorado collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (6: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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