C is for Colodon – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

C is for Colodon.

The genus Colodon made its first appearance in the Uintan. It is a type of hooved mammal most closely related to modern tapirs.

You can read more about Colodon here:

Colbert, 2005, The Facial Skeleton of the Early Oligocene Colodon (Perissodactyla, Tapiroidea): Palaeontologia Electronica, v. 8.

Published by paleololigo

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