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Archaeotherium caninus Troxell 1920 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44233

Alternative combination: Choerodon caninus

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1920. Entelodonts in the Marsh Collection; Part III. The larger genera and species. American Journal of Science 50(300):431-445

Belongs to Archaeotherium according to S. E. Foss and T. Fremd 1998

Sister taxa: Archaeotherium calkinsi, Archaeotherium coarctatum, Archaeotherium crassum, Archaeotherium imperator, Archaeotherium ingens, Archaeotherium lemleyi, Archaeotherium marshi, Archaeotherium mortoni, Archaeotherium palustris, Archaeotherium scotti, Archaeotherium superbum, Archaeotherium trippensis, Archaeotherium wanlessi, Eotherium markgrafi, Eotherium abeli, Choerodon calkinsi

Type specimen: YPM 11665, a skull

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore