Tapirus (Helicotapirus) lundeliusi Hulbert 2010 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert. 2010. A new early Pleistocene tapir (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Florida, with a review of Blancan tapirs from around the state. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 49(3):67-126

Belongs to Tapirus (Helicotapirus) according to R. C. Hulbert 2010

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii, Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis

Type specimen: UF 160715, a partial skeleton (partial young adult skeleton with cranium, mandible, vertebrae, ribs, sternebrae, and fore- and hindlimb elements). Its type locality is Haile 7C, which is in a Blancan/Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Blancan of United States (10: Florida)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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