Microsus Leidy 1870 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Homacodontidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 25th, 1870]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(3):113-114

Parent taxon: Homacodontidae according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Leidy 1870, Matthew 1909, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Osborn 1902

Sister taxa: Antiacodon, Asiohomacodon, Auxontodon, Bunomerycini, Bunomeryx, Gagadon, Hexacodus, Homacodon, Homacodontini, Hylomeryx, Limeryx, Mesomeryx, Mytonomeryx, Pentacemylus, Texodon, Tsaganohyus

Subtaxa: Microsus cuspidatus

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Type: Microsus cuspidatus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (22: Wyoming collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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