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Ectocion Cope 1882 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Phenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42261

Synonyms: Gidleyina Simpson 1935 (no. 46640), Prosthecion Patterson and West 1973 (no. 42265)

Parent taxon: Phenacodontidae according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Almogaver, Copecion, Eodesmatodon, Lophocion, Meniscotheriinae, Phenacodus, Tetraclaenodon

Subtaxa: Ectocion cedrus, Ectocion collinus, Ectocion ignotum, Ectocion major, Ectocion mediotuber, Ectocion nanabeensis, Ectocion osbornianus, Ectocion parvus, Ectocion superstes

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore