Homogalax protapirinus Wortman 1896 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Alternative combination: Systemodon protapirinum

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1896. Species Of Hyracotherium And Allied Perissodactyls From the Wahsatch and Wind River Beds of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 8(6):6-109

Belongs to Homogalax according to L. T. Holbrook et al. 2004

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Froehlich 1999, Gingerich 1991, Hay 1899, Radinsky 1963 and Wortman 1896

Sister taxa: Homogalax aureus, Homogalax namadicus, Homogalax primaevus, Homogalax wutuensis

Type specimen: AMNH 4460, a maxilla (maxilla with P2-M2 ; mandible with P2-M3.)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (156: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 156 collections each including a single occurrence

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