Hypsiops Schultz and Falkenbach 1950 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1950. Phenacocoelinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 95(3)

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

See also Lander 1998, Schultz and Falkenbach 1950 and Stevens et al. 1969

Sister taxon: Merycochoerus

Subtaxa: Hypsiops breviceps Hypsiops erythroceps

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (5: Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (5: Oregon, Wyoming)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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