Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae
Alternative combinations: Mesogaulus pristinus, Mylagaulus pristinus
Synonyms: Mesogaulus proximus Douglass 1903, Mylagaulus proximus Douglass 1903
Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199
Belongs to Alphagaulus according to J. J. M. Calede and S. S. B. Hopkins 2012
See also Cook and Gregory 1941, Douglass 1903, Korth 2000 and Tabrum and Nichols 2001
Sister taxa: Alphagaulus douglassi, Alphagaulus tedfordi, Alphagaulus vetus
- Alphagaulus pristinus: CM 742, a mandible (single left dentary with newly erupted p4, m2–3)
- Mylagaulus proximus:
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
• Miocene of United States (5: Idaho, Montana, Nevada collections)
Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence
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