†family Hypertragulidae Cope 1879 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hypertragulidae

Parent taxon: Hypertraguloidea according to I. A. Vislobokova 2001

See also Carroll 1988, Cook 1934, Ferrusquia-Villafranca 1969, Gregory 1910, Johnson 1966, Matthew 1908 and Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Hypisodontidae, Praetragulidae

Subtaxa: Andegameryx Hypertragulinae Hypertragulus Nanotragulus

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Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (8 collections), Spain (1), United States (2: Nebraska, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (15: California, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (28: California, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (53: Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Mexico (2), United States (7: California, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 116 collections including 123 occurrences

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