†subfamily Eporeodontinae Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1968. The Phylogeny of the Oreodonts. Part 1: Merycoidodontinae, Eporeodontinae, and Leptaucheniinae, Three Subfamilies Of Oreodonts, With an Appendix to the Revision Of The Merycoidodontidae, and Part 2. Summary and Conclusions Concerning the Merycoidodontidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 139:1-498

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

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

Subtaxa: Eporeodon Merycoides

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (11: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (8: Montana, Oregon)

• Oligocene of United States (4: Oregon, South Dakota, Washington)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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