Tapirus arvernensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Belongs to Tapirus according to Croizet and Jobert 1828

See also Osborn 1922

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus), Tapirus (Megatapirus), Tapirus (Tapiralum), Tapirus antiquus, Tapirus bairdii, Tapirus balkanicus, Tapirus indicus, Tapirus johnsoni, Tapirus merriami, Tapirus mesopotamicus, Tapirus olivaresi, Tapirus pinchaque, Tapirus polkensis, Tapirus priscus, Tapirus rondoniensis, Tapirus sanyuanensis, Tapirus simpsoni, Tapirus sinensis, Tapirus terrestris, Tapirus webbi

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection)

• Pliocene of France (2), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (7), Moldova (1), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (4), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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