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Octacodon Marsh 1894 (anthracothere)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Anthracotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49271

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1894. Eastern division of the Miohippus beds, with notes on some of the characteristic fossils. American Journal of Science 48(283):91-94

Parent taxon: Bothriodontinae according to W. B. Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Arretotherium, Bakalovia, Bothriodon, Bothriogenys, Brachyodus, Elomeryx, Heptacodon, Libycosaurus, Merycopotamus

Subtaxa: Octacodon valens

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Type: Octacodon valens

Ecology: ground dwelling browser