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Helohyus Marsh 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 42348

Synonyms: Lophiohyus Sinclair 1914 (no. 47763), Thinotherium Marsh 1872 (no. 394462), Thinotherium Cope 1870 (no. 52265)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Parent taxon: Cetaceamorpha according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Helohyus milleri, Helohyus plicodon, Thinotherium annulatum

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Type: Helohyus plicodon

Ecology: scansorial herbivore-omnivore