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Heptacodon Marsh 1894 (anthracothere)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Anthracotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42461

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1894. A new Miocene mammal. American Journal of Science 47(281):409

Parent taxon: Bothriodontinae according to W. B. Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Arretotherium, Bakalovia, Bothriodon, Bothriogenys, Brachyodus, Elomeryx, Libycosaurus, Merycopotamus, Octacodon

Subtaxa: Heptacodon curtus, Heptacodon gibbiceps, Heptacodon occidentale, Heptacodon occidentalis, Heptacodon pellionis, Heptacodon quadratus, Heptacodon yeguaensis

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Type: Elomeryx armatus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser