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Mesonyx obtusidens Cope 1871 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48405

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Descriptions of some new Vertebrata from the Bridger Group of the Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:460-465

Belongs to Mesonyx according to J. L. Wortman 1902

Sister taxa: Mesonyx dakotensis, Mesonyx lanius, Mesonyx nuhetingensis, Mesonyx uqbulakensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cottonwood Creek (Lower Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: scansorial insectivore