Lophiomeryx Pomel 1853 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Lophiomerycidae

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Indomeryx, Nalameryx, Zhailimeryx

Subtaxa: Lophiomeryx angarae Lophiomeryx benarensis Lophiomeryx chalaniati Lophiomeryx gracilis Lophiomeryx kargilensis Lophiomeryx minor Lophiomeryx mouchelini Lophiomeryx shinaoensis Lophiomeryx turgaicus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Miocene of China (1 collection)

• Oligocene of China (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (18), Georgia (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (3), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of China (1), Mongolia (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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