Palaeosyops robustus Marsh 1872

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combination: Limnohyus robustus

Synonyms: Limnohyops diaconus Cope 1873, Limnohyops laticeps Leidy 1872, Limnohyus diaconus Cope 1873, Limnohyus laticeps Leidy 1872, Palaeosyops copei Osborn 1908, Palaeosyops diaconus Cope 1873, Palaeosyops grangeri Osborn 1908, Palaeosyops laticeps Leidy 1872, Palaeosyops leidyi Osborn 1908

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

Belongs to Palaeosyops according to G. F. Gunnell and V. L. Yarborough 2000

See also Cope 1873, Earle 1891, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Lane 1932, Leidy 1873, Mader 1989, Mader 1998, Mader 2010, Marsh 1872, Marsh 1890, Osborn 1908 and Osborn 1929

Sister taxa: Palaeosyops fontinalis, Palaeosyops junius, Palaeosyops manteoceras, Palaeosyops paludosus, Palaeosyops ultimus

Type specimens:

  • Palaeosyops robustus: Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger C), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
  • Palaeosyops copei:
  • Palaeosyops diaconus:
  • Palaeosyops grangeri: Its type locality is Twin Buttes (Lower Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Palaeosyops laticeps: Its type locality is Marsh's Fork (Upper Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Palaeosyops leidyi: Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger C), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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