ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Docodon Marsh 1881 (dodocont)

Osteichthyes - Docodonta - Docodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39775

Invalid subtaxa: Diacynodon Schlosser 1890 (no. 208891), Dicrocynodon Marsh (no. 57741), Diplocynodon Marsh 1880 [replaced name] (no. 69251), Ennacodon Marsh (no. 57744), Enneodon Prangner 1845 (no. 69240)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1881. Notice of new Jurassic mammals. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 21(121-126):511-513

Parent taxon: Docodontidae according to A. O. Averianov et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Borealestes, Cyrtlatherium, Delsatia, Dsungarodon, Gondtherium, Peraiocynodon

Subtaxa: Docodon affinis, Docodon apoxys, Docodon crassus, Docodon striatus, Docodon superus, Docodon victor

View classification

Type: Docodon striatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore