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meaning: "Hostile tooth - alternatively, Destructive tooth"
Named By: Edward Drinker Cope in 1879
Time Period: 29-19 Ma Late Oligocene - Early Miocene
Location: North America
Size: 3.6 meters long, 1.8 meters tall at the shoulder
Diet: Carnivore/Omnivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Artiodactyla | Entelodontidae |
Also known as: | Ammodon | Boochoerus | Dinochoerus | Dinohyus |

Daeodon (from Greek, daios, daios "hostile" or "dreadful", and odon, odon "teeth") is an extinct genus of entelodont artiodactyl that inhabited North America between 29 and 19 million years ago during the late Oligocene and early Miocene epochs. The type species is Daeodon shoshonensis, the last and largest of the entelodonts; known adults of this species possessed skulls about 90 cm (3 ft) in length. It had a broad distribution across the United States, but it was never abundant.

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