Brachycrus Matthew 1901 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonym: Pronomotherium Douglass 1907

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1901. Fossil mammals of the Tertiary of northeastern Colorado: Ameican Museum collection of 1898. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(7):353-447

Parent taxon: Brachycrurinae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

See also Douglass 1907, Lander 1998, Schultz and Falkenbach 1940 and Shotwell 1968

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: none

Type: Merycochoerus rusticus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (71: California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 71 collections including 74 occurrences

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