Schoch, Robert M. Attleboro, Massachusetts.
- Additional Reading
An extinct order of early Cenozoic (about 65 to 40 million years ago) quadrupedal eutherian land mammals, represented by nine known genera, from the late Paleocene to middle Eocene of North America (Esthonyx [Azygonyx], Megalesthonyx, Trogosus, and Tillodon), early Paleocene to late Eocene of China (Lofochaius, Meiostylodon, Adapidium and Trogosus [Kuanchuanius]), middle Eocene of Pakistan (Basalina), and the early Eocene of Europe (Plesiesthonyx). Anchippodus, the first named tillodont genus (1868), based on a single left lower molar found in middle Eocene rocks of New Jersey, is a nomen dubium (it is not certain which species of tillodont is represented by this tooth) and may represent either Trogosus or Tillodon. An indeterminate tillodont incisor fragment found on Ellesmere Island demonstrates that tillodonts lived in what is now the Canadian High Arctic during the Eocene under much warmer conditions than exist there today.
The content above is only an excerpt.
for your institution. Subscribe
To learn more about subscribing to AccessScience, or to request a no-risk trial of this award-winning scientific reference for your institution, fill in your information and a member of our Sales Team will contact you as soon as possible.
to your librarian. Recommend
Let your librarian know about the award-winning gateway to the most trustworthy and accurate scientific information.
AccessScience provides the most accurate and trustworthy scientific information available.
Recognized as an award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, AccessScience is an amazing online resource that contains high-quality reference material written specifically for students. Contributors include more than 9000 highly qualified scientists and 43 Nobel Prize winners.
MORE THAN 8700 articles covering all major scientific disciplines and encompassing the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology
115,000-PLUS definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
3000 biographies of notable scientific figures
MORE THAN 19,000 downloadable images and animations illustrating key topics
ENGAGING VIDEOS highlighting the life and work of award-winning scientists
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY and additional readings to guide students to deeper understanding and research
LINKS TO CITABLE LITERATURE help students expand their knowledge using primary sources of information