Triplopus implicatus Cope 1873 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae

Alternative combinations: Ephyrachyus implicatus, Hyrachyus implicatus

Synonym: Eotrigonias petersoni Wood 1927

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. On some Eocene mammals, obtained by Hayden's Geological Survey of 1872. Paleontological Bulletin 12:1-6

Belongs to Triplopus according to D. R. Prothero 1998

See also Cope 1873, Hay 1902, McCarroll et al. 1996, Radinsky 1967, Troxell 1922, Wood 1927 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Triplopus cubitalis, Triplopus jeminaiensis, Triplopus mergenensis, Triplopus obliquidens, Triplopus rhinocerinus, Triplopus woodi, Eotrigonias ergiliinensis

Type specimens:

  • Triplopus implicatus: Its type locality is Washakie B (Lower), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Washakie Formation of Wyoming
  • Eotrigonias petersoni:

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of United States (7: Colorado, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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