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Archaeotherium scotti Sinclair 1922 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44248

Full reference: W. J. Sinclair. 1922. Entelodonts from the Big Badlands of South Dakota in the geological museum of Princeton University. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 60:467-495

Belongs to Archaeotherium according to W. B. Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Archaeotherium calkinsi, Archaeotherium caninus, Archaeotherium coarctatum, Archaeotherium crassum, Archaeotherium marshi, Archaeotherium mortoni, Archaeotherium palustris, Archaeotherium trippensis, Archaeotherium wanlessi, Eotherium abeli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Peanut Peak, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore