Mesoreodon Scott 1893 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1893. The Mammals of the Deep River Beds. The American Naturalist 27(319):659-662

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

See also Lander 1998, Schultz and Falkenbach 1949 and Stevens and Stevens 1996

Sister taxon: Merycoidodon

Subtaxa: Mesoreodon chelonyx Mesoreodon floridensis Mesoreodon minor

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Type: Mesoreodon chelonyx

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Harrisonian of United States (5: South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Arikareean of United States (22: California, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (13: Florida, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Washington)

Total: 40 collections including 44 occurrences

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