Lophiomeryx angarae Matthew and Granger 1925 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Lophiomerycidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1925. New ungulates from the Ardyn Obo Formation of Mongolia, with faunal list and remarks on correlation. American Museum Novitates 195:1-12

Belongs to Lophiomeryx according to W. D. Matthew and W. Granger 1925

See also Vislobokova 2001

Sister taxa: Lophiomeryx benarensis, Lophiomeryx chalaniati, Lophiomeryx gracilis, Lophiomeryx kargilensis, Lophiomeryx minor, Lophiomeryx mouchelini, Lophiomeryx shinaoensis, Lophiomeryx turgaicus

Type specimen: AMNH 20376, a mandible. Its type locality is Ergilin Dzo [AMNH], which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone in the Ergilin Dzo Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Mongolia (2 collections)

• Eocene of Mongolia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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