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Archaeotherium Leidy 1850 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42366

Synonyms: Choerodon Troxell 1920 (no. 42367), Eotherium Leidy 1853 (no. 46180)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 15th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):90-93

Parent taxon: Entelodontidae according to J. A. Effinger 1998

Sister taxa: Arctodon, Cypretherium, Daeodon shoshonensis, Dinohyus, Entelodon, Ergilobia, Megachoerus, Paraentelodon, Pelonax, Proentelodontinae, Scaptohyus

Subtaxa: Archaeotherium calkinsi, Archaeotherium caninus, Archaeotherium coarctatum, Archaeotherium crassum, Archaeotherium imperator, Archaeotherium ingens, Archaeotherium marshi, Archaeotherium mortoni, Archaeotherium palustris, Archaeotherium scotti, Archaeotherium superbum, Archaeotherium trippensis, Archaeotherium wanlessi, Choerodon calkinsi, Eotherium abeli, Eotherium markgrafi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore