Gelocus Aymard 1855 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Gelocidae

Synonym: Rutitherium Filhol 1876

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Geraads et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Bachitherium, Gobiomeryx, Paragelocus, Phaneromeryx, Pseudoceratinae, Pseudogelocus, Pseudomeryx

Subtaxa: Gelocus communis Gelocus gajense Gelocus indicus Gelocus laubei Gelocus minor Gelocus villebramarensis Gelocus whitworthi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (2 collections), France (6), Germany (2), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Switzerland (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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