Palaeomeryx von Meyer 1834 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Synonym: Sinomeryx Duranthon et al. 1995

Parent taxon: Palaeomerycidae according to I. M. Sánchez et al. 2015

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Matthew 1904, Prothero and Liter 2007 and Sach and Heizmann 2001

Sister taxa: Aletomerycinae, Amphitragulus, Dromomerycinae, Palaeomerycinae, Xenokeryx

Subtaxa: Palaeomeryx kaupi Sinomeryx tricornis

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Type: Palaeomeryx kaupi

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ukraine (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (6), France (19), Germany (10), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (3), Kenya (1), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (3), Spain (3), Switzerland (3), Uganda (1), Ukraine (3)

Total: 64 collections including 72 occurrences

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