Systemodon Cope 1881 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. New genus of Perissodactyla diplarthra. American Naturalist 15:1018-1018

Parent taxon: Tapiromorpha according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Froehlich 1999, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Radinsky 1963, Toohey 1959, Troxell 1922, Wood 1927 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Ancylopoda, Breviodontidae, Cardiolophus, Ceratomorpha, Homogalax, Isectolophidae, Isectolophus, Kalakotia, Lophialetidae, Rhodopagidae, Schizotheriodes, Isectolophomorpha, Rhinotapiromorpha

Subtaxa: Systemodon tapirinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (7: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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