Parahyus Marsh 1876 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Helohyidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1876. Notice of new Tertiary mammals. V. American Journal of Science 12(71):401-404

Parent taxon: Helohyidae according to S. E. Foss 2007

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Ferrusquía-Villafranca 2006, Gazin 1955, Hay 1902, McKenna and Bell 1997, Peterson 1919 and Stucky 1998

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

Subtaxa: Parahyus vagus

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Type: Parahyus vagus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Eocene of United States (2: California, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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