Amynodon Marsh 1877 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

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

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Holbrook 1999, Marsh 1877, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Scott and Osborn 1883 and Wall 1998

Sister taxa: Amynodontinae, Amynodontopsis, Andarakodon, Cadurcodontini, Cadurcotheriinae, Gigantamynodon, Gigantamynodon cessator, Gigantamynodon giganteus, Gigantamynodon maguanensis, Metamynodontini, Orthocynodon, Paramynodontinae, Rostriamynodon, Rostriamynodontinae, Sharamynodon

Subtaxa: Amynodon advenus Amynodon altidens Amynodon alxaensis Amynodon lunanensis Amynodon reedi Amynodon watanabei

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Type: Diceratherium advenum

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Oligocene of China (2 collections), Japan (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of China (1)

• Eocene of China (3), Japan (2), United States (46: California, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 56 collections including 58 occurrences

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