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Phenacodus vortmani Cope 1880 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Phenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50321

Alternative combinations: Hyracotherium vortmani, Phenacodus wortmani, Trispondylus vortmani

Synonyms: Phenacodus almiensis Gazin 1942 (no. 50299), Phenacodus apternus Cope 1882 (no. 50300), Phenacodus copei Granger 1915 (no. 50305)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. The bad lands of the Wind River and their fauna. The American Naturalist 14(10):745-748

Belongs to Phenacodus according to J. G. M. Thewissen 1990

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

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 7.85 x 8.78, M1 8.72 x 10.21, M2 8.91 x 10.07, M3 8.23 x 11.62, p4 8.82 x 5.91, m1 8.46 x 7.07, m2 8.44 x 7.35