Heliosus Burger and Jolley 2020 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Helohyidae

Full reference: B. J. Burger and L. A. Jolley. 2020. A new large body helohyid (Artiodactyla) from the Bridgerian Middle Eocene Washakie Formation of southern Wyoming. Paludicola 12(4):175-184

Parent taxon: Helohyidae according to B. J. Burger and L. A. Jolley 2020

Sister taxa: Achaenodon, Archaenodon, Discritochoerus, Dyscritochoerus, Gobiohyus, Helohyus, Ithygrammodon, Lophiohys, Pakkokuhyus, Parahyus, Progenitohyus

Subtaxa: Heliosus apophis

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Type: Heliosus apophis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Willow Creek Rim Heliosus site (Eocene of Wyoming)

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