†subfamily Oreonetinae Schultz and Falkenbach 1956 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1956. Miniochoerinae and Oreonetinae two new subfamilies of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 109(4):373-482

Parent taxon: Merycoidodontidae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Schultz and Falkenbach 1956

Sister taxa: Aclistomycterinae, Brachycrurinae, Desmatochoerinae, Eporeodontinae, Leptaucheniinae, Merychyinae, Merycochoerinae, Merycoidodontinae, Miniochoerinae, Phenacocoelinae, Promerycochoerinae, Ticholeptinae, Ustatochoerinae, Eucrotaphus, Diplotremus

Subtaxa: Bathygenys Oreonetes

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Type: Oreonetes

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), United States (22: Colorado, Montana, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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