Centetodon pulcher Marsh 1872 (placental)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Geolabididae

Synonym: Hypacodon praecursor McKenna 1960

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Centetodon according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Gazin 1976, Lillegraven et al. 1981, Marsh 1872, McKenna 1960, McKenna et al. 1962 and Robinson 1966

Sister taxa: Centetodon aztecus, Centetodon bacchanalis, Centetodon bembicophagus, Centetodon chadronensis, Centetodon divaricatus, Centetodon hendryi, Centetodon kuenzii, Centetodon magnus, Centetodon marginalis, Centetodon neashami, Centetodon patratus, Centetodon wolffi, Protictops alticuspidens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (26: Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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