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Epoicotherium unicum Douglass 1905 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Ferae - Epoicotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46225

Alternative combination: Xenotherium unicum

Synonym: Pseudochrysochloris yoderensis Turnbull and Reed 1967 (taxon 51166)

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1905. The Tertiary of Montana. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 2(5):203-221

Belongs to Epoicotherium according to K. D. Rose 1978

Sister taxon: Xenotherium immersum

Type specimens:

  • Epoicotherium unicum: Its type locality is McCarty's Mountain, which is in a Chadronian wet floodplain tuff in the Chadron Formation of Montana
  • Pseudochrysochloris yoderensis:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore