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Choerodon caninus Troxell 1920 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45070

Alternative combination: Archaeotherium caninus

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1920. Entelodonts in the Marsh Collection; Part III. The larger genera and species. American Journal of Science 200:431-445

Belongs to Choerodon according to J. A. Effinger 1998

Sister taxon: Choerodon calkinsi

Type specimen: YPM 11665, a skull. Its type locality is The Cove, which is in a Miocene/Miocene terrestrial horizon in the John Day Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore