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Bothriodon Aymard 1846 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Hippopotamoidea - Anthracotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42451

Synonyms: Ancodus Pomel 1848 (no. 44076), Choeropotamus (Hyopotamus) Leidy 1857 (no. 308005), Hyopotamus Leidy 1857 (no. 47155)

Parent taxon: Bothriodontinae according to L. Scherler et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Arretotherium, Bakalovia, Bothriogenys, Brachyodus, Elomeryx, Libycosaurus, Merycopotamus, Octacodon

Subtaxa: Bothriodon advena, Bothriodon chowi, Bothriodon sandaensis, Bothriodon velaunus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore