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Diacodexis antunesi Estravís and Russell 1989 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 118642

Full reference: C. Estravís and D. E. Russell. 1989. Decouverte d'un nouveau Diacodexis (Artiocactyla, Mammalia) dans l'Eocène inférieur de Silveirinha, Portugal. Palaeovertebrata 19(1):29-44

Belongs to Diacodexis according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Diacodexis corsaensis, Diacodexis gazini, Diacodexis gigasei, Diacodexis gracilis, Diacodexis ilicis, Diacodexis kelleyi, Diacodexis metsiacus, Diacodexis minutus, Diacodexis morrisi, Diacodexis parvus, Diacodexis primus, Diacodexis secans, Diacodexis varleti, Gujaratia pakistanensis, Gujaratia indica

Type specimen: SV3-338, a tooth. Its type locality is Silveirinha clay pit, which is in an Eocene crevasse splay conglomerate/siliciclastic in the Silveirinha Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore