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Archaeotherium Leidy 1850 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42366

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. October 15th [Observations on two new genera of mammalian fossils, ... Eucrotaphus Jacksoni, and Archaeotherium Mortoni]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):90-93

Parent taxon: Entelodontidae according to J. A. Effinger 1998

Sister taxa: Ammodon, Ammodon leidyanum, Boochoerus, Boochoerus humerosus, Choerodon, Daeodon, Daeodon shoshonensis, Dinohyus, Entelodon, Ergilobia, Megachoerus, Paraentelodon, Pelonax, Proentelodontinae, Scaptohyus

Subtaxa: Archaeotherium crassum, Archaeotherium ingens, Archaeotherium lemleyi, Archaeotherium marshi, Archaeotherium minimus, Archaeotherium mortoni, Archaeotherium palustris, Archaeotherium scotti, Archaeotherium superbum, Archaeotherium trippensis, Archaeotherium wanlessi, Eotherium abeli, Eotherium markgrafi

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore