Pantolestes Cope 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Pantolestidae

Synonyms: Anisacodon Marsh 1872, Passalacodon Marsh 1872

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Second account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-3

Parent taxon: Pantolestinae according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

See also Alroy 2002, Dorr 1977, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Marsh 1872, Matthew 1909, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Bouffinomus, Chadronia, Galethylax, Oboia, Opsiclaenodon, Pagonomus, Zhigdenia

Subtaxa: Pantolestes elegans Pantolestes intermedius Pantolestes longieundus Pantolestes natans Pantolestes phocipes Pantolestes sabatieri

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Type: Diacodexis secans

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-durophage

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection), United States (9: Arkansas, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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