Hyrachyus metalophus Chow and Qi 1982 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae

Full reference: M. Chow and T. Qi. 1982. Mammals from the Middle Eocene Kuanchuang Formation of Xintai, Shandong. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 20(4):302-313

Belongs to Hyrachyus according to Chow and Qi 1982

Sister taxa: Hyrachyus agrarius, Hyrachyus crista, Hyrachyus eximius, Hyrachyus grandis, Hyrachyus lunanensis, Hyrachyus minor, Hyrachyus modestus, Hyrachyus nanus, Hyrachyus neimongoliensis, Hyrachyus paradoxus, Hyrachyus tongi, Chasmotherium depereti

Type specimen: IVPP V6393. Its type locality is Sisichow, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Guanzhuang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Sisichow

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