Protylopus Wortman 1898 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Oromerycidae

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1898. The extinct Camelidae of North America and some associated forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 10(7):93-141

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Gazin 1955, Golz 1976, Hay 1902, Peterson 1919 and Simpson 1945

Sister taxa: Camelodon, Eotylopus, Malaquiferus, Merycobunodon, Montanatylopus, Oromeryx

Subtaxa: Protylopus annectens Protylopus pearsonensis Protylopus petersoni Protylopus robustus Protylopus stocki

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Type: Protylopus petersoni

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (28: California, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 28 collections including 34 occurrences

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