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Dilophodon Scott 1883 (tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43093

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1883. Two new Eocene lophiodonts. Contributions from the E. M. Museum of Geology and Archeology of Princeton College 3(4):46-53

Parent taxon: Tapiridae according to M. W. Colbert 2005

Sister taxa: Colodon, Eotapirus, Heteraletes, Miotapirus, Nexuotapirus, Palaeotapirus, Paratapirus, Plesiocolopirus, Plesiotapirus, Protapirus, Tapiravus, Tapirella, Tapirinae, Tapiriscus, Tapirus, Teleolophus

Subtaxa: Dilophodon destitutus, Dilophodon minusculus, Dilophodon nanus

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Type: Dilophodon minusculus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore