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Scaptohyus Sinclair 1922 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42373

Full reference: W. J. Sinclair. 1922. Entelodonts from the Big Badlands of South Dakota in the geological museum of Princeton University. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 60:467-495

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

Sister taxa: Ammodon, Ammodon leidyanum, Archaeotherium, Boochoerus, Boochoerus humerosus, Choerodon, Daeodon, Daeodon shoshonensis, Dinohyus, Entelodon, Ergilobia, Megachoerus, Paraentelodon, Pelonax, Proentelodontinae

Subtaxa: Scaptohyus altidens

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore