Loxolophus spiekeri Gazin 1938

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Arctocyonidae

Alternative combinations: Desmatoclaenus spiekeri, Protogonodon spiekeri

Synonyms: Loxolophus biathales Gazin 1941, Protogonodon biathales Gazin 1941

Belongs to Loxolophus according to T. E. Williamson 1996

See also Cifelli et al. 1999, Robison 1986 and Van Valen 1978

Sister taxa: Deltatherium interruptum, Loxolophus criswelli, Loxolophus faulkneri, Loxolophus grangeri, Loxolophus hyattianus, Loxolophus kimbetovius, Loxolophus pentacus, Loxolophus priscus, Loxolophus schizophrenus, Loxolophus stenognathus, Protochriacus simplex

Type specimens:

  • Loxolophus spiekeri: Its type locality is Dragon Canyon, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the North Horn Formation of Utah
  • Protogonodon biathales:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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