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Diplacodon Marsh 1875 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45799

Invalid subtaxa: Diploceras Peterson 1914 [replaced name] (no. 45811), Eotitanotherium Peterson 1914 (no. 43039), Pseudodiplacodon Mader 2000 (no. 43059)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science 9(51):239-250

Parent taxon: Brontotheriina according to M. C. Mihlbachler 2011

Sister taxa: Brontotheriita, Epimanteoceras, Pachytitan, Protitan, Rhinotitan

Subtaxa: Diplacodon elatus, Diplacodon emarginatus, Diplacodon gigan

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Type: Diplacodon elatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore