Alternative combinations: Catagonus brachydontus, Desmathyus brachydontus
Full reference: W. W. Dalquest and O. Mooser. 1980. Late Hemphillian mammals of the Ocote local fauna, Guanajuato, Mexico. Pearce-Sellards Series 32:1-25
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: TMM 41685-13, a tooth (lower third molar, probably of a male). Its type locality is Rancho El Ocote (Basal), which is in a Hemphillian fluvial claystone/sandstone in the Rancho Viejo Beds Formation of Mexico.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore
• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection)
• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)
• Miocene of United States (2: Florida)
Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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