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Comodon gidleyi Simpson 1925 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Eutriconodonta - Amphilestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 103931

Alternative combinations: Phascolodon gidleyi, Phascolotheridium gidleyi

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1925. Mesozoic Mammalia 1. American triconodonts: part 2. American Journal of Science, series 5 10:334-358

Belongs to Comodon according to R. L. Cifelli 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 2703, a mandible (partial left mandible). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore