Limnocyon verus Marsh 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta

Alternative combinations: Sinopa vera, Sinopa verus, Stypolophus verus

Synonyms: Limnocyon riparius Marsh 1872, Telmatocyon riparius Marsh 1872, Triacodon grandis Marsh 1872, Viverravus riparius Marsh 1872

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part I. American Journal of Science 4(20):122-128

Belongs to Limnocyon according to J. L. Wortman 1902

See also Denison 1938, Eaton 1982, Gazin 1976, Gunnell 1998, Hay 1902, Marsh 1872, Marsh 1872, Matthew 1909, Scott 1892 and Thorpe 1923

Sister taxa: Limnocyon cuspidens, Limnocyon medius, Limnocyon potens, Limnocyon velox

Type specimens:

  • Limnocyon verus: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
  • Limnocyon riparius: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Triacodon grandis:

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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