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Mesonyx Cope 1871 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42923

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Descriptions of some new Vertebrata from the Bridger Group of the Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:460-465

Parent taxon: Mesonychinae according to X. Zhou et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Ankalagon, Guilestes, Hukoutherium, Mongolestes, Mongolonyx, Yantanglestes

Subtaxa: Mesonyx dakotensis, Mesonyx lanius, Mesonyx nuhetingensis, Mesonyx obtusidens, Mesonyx uqbulakensis

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Type: Mesonyx obtusidens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore