Triplopus obliquidens Scott and Osborn 1887 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae

Alternative combinations: Hyrachyus obliquidens, Prothyracodon obliquidens

Synonyms: Prothyracodon intermedium Scott and Osborn 1887, Triplopus grangeri Wood 1927

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Fossils of the Uinta Formation, Collected by the Princeton Expedition of 1886. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24(126):255-264

Belongs to Triplopus according to D. R. Prothero 1998

See also Black 1979, Hay 1902, Peterson 1919, Radinsky 1967, Scott and Osborn 1887, Wood 1927 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Triplopus cubitalis, Triplopus implicatus, Triplopus jeminaiensis, Triplopus mergenensis, Triplopus rhinocerinus, Triplopus woodi, Eotrigonias ergiliinensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of United States (9: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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