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Phenacodus Cope 1873 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Phenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42288

Invalid subtaxa: Eohyus Marsh 1894 (no. 46164), Opisthotomus Cope 1875 (no. 49366), Trispondylus Cope 1884 [replaced name] (no. 52513)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Fourth notice of extinct Vertebrata from the Bridger and the Green River tertiaries. Palaeontological Bulletin 17:1-4

Parent taxon: Phenacodontidae according to T. J. D. Halliday et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Opisthotomus astutus, Opisthotomus flagrans, Phenacodus bisonensis, Phenacodus grangeri, Phenacodus hemiconus, Phenacodus intermedius, Phenacodus magnus, Phenacodus matthewi, Phenacodus primaevus, Phenacodus sulcatus, Phenacodus trilobatus, Phenacodus vortmani, Phenacodus zuniensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore