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Heptodon Cope 1882 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 43095

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Two new genera of Mammalia from the Wasatch Eocene. American Naturalist 16(12):1029

Parent taxon: Tapiroidea according to M. W. Colbert 2005

Sister taxa: Deperetellidae, Euryletes, Haagella, Helaletes, Helaletidae, Heptodontidae, Hesperaletes, Tapiridae, Thuliadanta

Subtaxa: Heptodon calciculus, Heptodon minimus, Heptodon niushanensis, Heptodon posticus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore