Trigenicus profectus Matthew 1903

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Alternative combinations: Eotylopus profectus, Leptotragulus profectus

Synonym: Trigenicus socialis Douglass 1903

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1903. The fauna of the Titanotherium Beds at Pipestone Springs, Montana. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(6):197-226

Belongs to Trigenicus according to J. E. Storer 1996

See also Douglass 1903, Frick 1937, Matthew 1903, Matthew 1910 and Scott 1940

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Trigenicus profectus: AMNH 9681, 9682, a mandible. Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.
  • Trigenicus socialis: Its type locality is Thompson Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in Montana.


• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (12: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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