Tritemnodon strenuus Cope 1875 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Alternative combinations: Prototomus strenuus, Sinopa strenua, Sinopa strenuus, Stypolophus strenuus

Synonyms: Sinopa whitiae Cope 1882, Stypolophus whiteae Cope 1882, Stypolophus whitiae Cope 1882, Tritemnodon whitiae Cope 1882

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Belongs to Tritemnodon according to L. Van Valen 1965

See also Cope 1875, Cope 1882, Gingerich and Deutsch 1989, Gunnell 1998, Guthrie 1971, Hay 1902, Kihm 1984, Matthew 1909, Matthew and Granger 1915, Scott 1892 and White 1952

Sister taxa: Tritemnodon agilis, Tritemnodon hians

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (31: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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