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Promioclaenus acolytus Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50839

Alternative combinations: Ellipsodon acolytus, Hyopsodus acolytus, Mioclaenus acolytus

Synonyms: Ellipsodon aquilonius Simpson 1935 (no. 46036), Mioclaenus minimus Cope 1882 (no. 48685), Promioclaenus aquilonius Simpson 1935 (no. 50840)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Synopsis of the Vertebrata of the Puerco Eocene epoch. Supplement on a new Meniscotherium from the Wasatch epoch. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:461-471

Belongs to Promioclaenus according to J. K. Rigby 1980

Sister taxa: Promioclaenus pipiringosi, Promioclaenus siurenensis, Promioclaenus thnetus

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 2.90 x 3.59, M1 3.50 x 4.70, M2 3.21 x 4.90, M3 2.50 x 3.70, p3 3.60 x 1.68, m1 3.36 x 2.86, m2 3.50 x 2.89