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Hexacodus Gazin 1952 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42314

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1952. The Lower Eocene Knight Formation Of Western Wyoming and Its Mammalian Faunas. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117(18):1-82

Parent taxon: Homacodontidae according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Antiacodon, Asiohomacodon, Auxontodon, Bunomerycini, Bunomeryx, Gagadon, Homacodon, Homacodontini, Hylomeryx, Limeryx, Mesomeryx, Microsus, Mytonomeryx, Pentacemylus, Texodon, Tsaganohyus

Subtaxa: Hexacodus pelodes, Hexacodus uintensis

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Type: Hexacodus pelodes

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore