Eucrotaphus Leidy 1850 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonyms: Dayohyus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Pseudogenetochoerus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 15th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):90-93

Parent taxon: Oreodontidae according to E. D. Cope 1884

See also Lander 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Scott 1940, Stevens and Stevens 1996, Thorpe 1921, Thorpe 1921, Thorpe 1924, Thorpe 1937 and Wilson 1971

Sister taxa: Aclistomycterinae, Brachycrurinae, Desmatochoerinae, Eporeodontinae, Leptaucheniinae, Merychyinae, Merycochoerinae, Merycoidodontinae, Miniochoerinae, Oreonetinae, Phenacocoelinae, Promerycochoerinae, Ticholeptinae, Ustatochoerinae, Diplotremus

Subtaxa: Eucrotaphus auritus Eucrotaphus jacksoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Eucrotaphus in the database

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