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Temporal range: Wasatchian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla (?)
Family: Phenacodontidae
Genus: Copecion
Gingerich, 1989
  • Copecion brachypternus (Cope, 1882)
  • Copecion davisi (type) Gingerich, 1989

Copecion was a genus of early herbivorous mammals that was part of the family Phenacodontidae.[2]


  1. ^ Copecion at
  2. ^ 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.

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