Heteromeryx Matthew 1905 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1905. Notice of two new genera of mammals from the Oligocene of South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21(3):21-26

Parent taxon: Protoceratidae according to D. R. Prothero and J. A. Ludtke 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Matthew 1905, Prothero 1998 and Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Calops, Leptoreodon, Leptotragulinae, Leptotragulus, Poabromylus, Protoceratinae, Pseudoprotoceras, Synthetoceratinae, Toromeryx, Trigenicus

Subtaxa: Heteromeryx dispar

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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