Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative spelling: Otionohyus (Otarohyus)

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1968. The Phylogeny of the Oreodonts. Part 1: Merycoidodontinae, Eporeodontinae, and Leptaucheniinae, Three Subfamilies Of Oreodonts, With an Appendix to the Revision Of The Merycoidodontidae, and Part 2. Summary and Conclusions Concerning the Merycoidodontidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 139:1-498

Parent taxon: Merycoidodon according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 1996

See also Schultz and Falkenbach 1968

Sister taxa: Merycoidodon (Anomerycoidodon), Merycoidodon (Blickohyus), Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon), Merycoidodon minor, Paramerycoidodon (Gregoryochoerus), Paramerycoidodon (Barbourochoerus), Genetochoerus (Osbornohyus)

Subtaxa: Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) bullatus Merycoidodon (Otarohyus) major

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (3: Oregon, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of United States (57: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 60 collections including 61 occurrences

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