†family Oromerycidae Gazin 1955 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Oromerycidae

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1955. A review of the Upper Eocene Artiodactyla of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 128(8):1-96

Parent taxon: Tylopoda according to D. R. Prothero 1998

See also Carroll 1988 and Prothero 1986

Sister taxa: Amphimerycidae, Anoplotherioidea, Cameloidea, Oreodontoidea, Xiphodontoidea

Subtaxa: Camelodon Eotylopus Malaquiferus Merycobunodon Montanatylopus Oromeryx Protylopus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (4: Saskatchewan collections), United States (58: California, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 62 collections including 73 occurrences

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