Gagadon

Name: Gagadon ‭(‬Gaga;s tooth‭).
Phonetic: Gah-gah-don.
Named By: R.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Stucky‭ & ‬H.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Covert‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Artiodactyla,‭ ‬Homacodontidae.
Species: G.‭ ‬minimonstrum‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossils.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Wyoming‭ ‬-‭ ‬Wasatch Formation.
Time period: Ypresian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Partial lower jaws and teeth.

       Gagadon is a‭ ‬genus of artiodactylan mammal that lived in North America during the Eocene.‭ ‬Gagadon is named after the pop singer Lady Gaga.‭ ‬Also in‭ ‬2014‭ ‬another mammal genus was named after a famous singer,‭ ‬this time Mick Jagger,‭ ‬and the animal genus in question being Jaggermeryx.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new genus and species of early Eocene‭ (‬Ypresian‭) ‬Artiodactyla‭ (‬Mammalia‭)‬,‭ ‬Gagadon minimonstrum,‭ ‬from Bitter Creek,‭ ‬Wyoming,‭ ‬U.S.A.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬34‭(‬3‭)‬:731-736.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Stucky‭ & ‬H.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Covert‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.



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