Capromeryx Matthew 1902 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

Synonyms: Breameryx Furlong 1946, Dorcameryx

Parent taxon: Antilocaprinae according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

See also Alroy 2002, Bravo-Cuevas et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Hesse 1935, Hibbard and Taylor 1960, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lundelius 1972, Matthew 1904, Miller and Downs 1974 and Morgan and Morgan 1995

Sister taxa: Ceratomeryx, Hexobelomeryx, Osbornoceros, Ottoceros, Proantilocapra, Sphenophalos, Stockoceratini, Tetrameryx

Subtaxa: Capromeryx arizonensis Capromeryx furcifer Capromeryx gidleyi Capromeryx mexicana Capromeryx minor Capromeryx tauntonensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer


• Quaternary of Mexico (9 collections), United States (31: California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (21: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 63 collections each including a single occurrence

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