Floridameryx floridanus Webb 2008 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Gelocidae

Full reference: S. D. Webb. 2008. Revision of the extinct Pseudoceratinae (Artiodactyla: Ruminantia: Gelocidae). Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 48(2):17-58

Belongs to Floridameryx according to S. D. Webb 2008

Sister taxon: Floridameryx klausi

Type specimen: UF 13832, a mandible (male left ramus). Its type locality is Withlacoochee River Site 4A, which is in a Hemphillian pond claystone in Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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