Ustatochoerus medius novomexicanus Frick 1929 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative combinations: Merychyus novomexicanus, Metoreodon novomexicanus

Full reference: C. Frick. 1929. Childs Frick Tertiary-Quaternary Explorations, 1928. Natural History 29(1):106-108

Belongs to Ustatochoerus medius according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1941

Sister taxa: Merychyus medius novomexicanus, Ustatochoerus medius mohavensis

Type specimen: F:AM 32051

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (38: California, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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