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Synoplotherium Cope 1872 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42930

Synonym: Dromocyon Marsh 1876 (taxon 45927)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Notices of New Vertebrata from the Upper Waters of Bitter Creek, Wyoming Territory. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12(86):483-486

Parent taxon: Mesonychidae according to J. G. M Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Andrewsarchinae, Dissacus, Dissacusium, Harpagolestes, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Sinonyx

Subtaxa: Synoplotherium canius, Synoplotherium vorax

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore