Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) Stevens and Stevens 1996 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens. 1996. Merycoidodontinae and Miniochoerinae. The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 498-573

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

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

Subtaxa: Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) presidioensis

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Type: Merycoidodon culbertsonii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (72: Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (20: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 94 collections including 96 occurrences

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