Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Copecion Gingerich 1989 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Placentalia - Phenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42286

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1989. New earliest Wasatchian mammalian fauna from the Eocene of northwestern Wyoming: composition and diversity in a rarely sampled high-floodplain assemblage. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 28:1-97

Parent taxon: Phenacodontidae according to T. J. D. Halliday et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Almogaver, Ectocion, Eodesmatodon, Lophocion, Meniscotheriinae, Phenacodus, Tetraclaenodon

Subtaxa: Copecion brachypternus, Copecion davisi

View classification

Ecology: scansorial insectivore