Yumaceras hamiltoni Webb 1983 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Alternative combination: Pediomeryx hamiltoni

Full reference: S. D. Webb. 1983. A New Species of Pediomeryx from the Late Miocene of Florida, and Its Relationships within the Subfamily Cranioceratinae (Ruminantia: Dromomerycidae). Journal of Mammalogy 64(2)

Belongs to Yumaceras according to D. R. Prothero and M. R. Liter 2007

See also Prothero and Liter 2008 and Webb 1983

Sister taxa: Yumaceras figginsi, Yumaceras ruminalis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Love Bone Bed, which is in a Clarendonian marginal marine horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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