Triplopus Cope 1880 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae

Synonym: Eotrigonias Wood 1927

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. A new genus of tapiroids. The American Naturalist 14:382-383

Parent taxon: Hyracodontidae according to H. Wang et al. 2016

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Hanson 1989, Hay 1902, Holbrook 1999, Peterson 1919, Prothero 1998, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Radinsky 1966, Radinsky 1967, Scott 1883, Simpson 1945 and Wood 1927

Sister taxa: Allaceropinae, Alloceropinae, Ardynia, Epitriplopus, Hyracodon, Hyracodontinae, Ilianodon, Pataecops, Praeaceratherium, Prohyracodon, Rhodopagus, Triplopides, Triplopodinae, Ulania, Yimengia

Subtaxa: Eotrigonias ergiliinensis Triplopus cubitalis Triplopus implicatus Triplopus jeminaiensis Triplopus mergenensis Triplopus obliquidens Triplopus rhinocerinus Triplopus woodi

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Type: Triplopus cubitalis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (4 collections), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), United States (25: California, Colorado, Montana, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 31 collections including 36 occurrences

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