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Cardiolophus Gingerich 1991 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 43098

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1991. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Perissodactyla (Mammalia) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(8):181-213

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

Sister taxa: Ancylopoda, Breviodontidae, Ceratomorpha, Homogalax, Isectolophidae, Isectolophus, Kalakotia, Lophialetidae, Rhodopagidae, Systemodon, Schizotheriodes, Isectolophomorpha, Rhinotapiromorpha

Subtaxa: Cardiolophus radinskyi, Cardiolophus semihians

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Type: Cardiolophus radinskyi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore