Family Antilocapridae Owen 1841 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

Parent taxon: Pecora according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Bravo-Cuevas et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Cook 1934, Davis 2007, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gregory 1910, Hassanin and Douzery 2003, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Matthew 1908 and Nowak 1991

Sister taxa: Babameryx, Bovidae, Bugtimeryx, Camelopardalidae, Cervidae, Cervoidea, Dremotherium, Giraffidae, Leptomerycidae, Moschidae, Namibiomeryx, Orangemeryx, Prodremotheridae, Propalaeoryx, Sperrgebietomeryx, Walangania

Subtaxa: Antilocapra Antilocaprinae Cosoryx Hayoceros Hexameryx Ilingoceros Merriamoceros Merycodontinae Merycodus Paracosoryx Plioceros Ramoceros Submeryceros Texoceros

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (16), United States (79: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (5), United States (49: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (11), United States (72: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of Canada (29: Saskatchewan), Japan (1), Mexico (4), United States (337: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 613 collections including 664 occurrences

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