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Simpsonodus chacensis Cope 1875 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51579

Alternative combinations: Diacodexis chacensis, Pantolestes chacensis, Trigonolestes chacensis

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Belongs to Simpsonodus according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 48694, a set of teeth

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 4.50 x 5.70, M2 5.10 x 6.30, M3 4.80 x 6.30, m1 5.00 x 3.70, m2 5.20 x 4.30, m3 6.50 x 3.80