Ramoceros Frick 1937 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

Full reference: C. Frick. 1937. Horned ruminants of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 69:1-669

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

See also Carroll 1988, Frick 1937, Gregory 1942 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxa: Antilocapra, Antilocaprinae, Cosoryx, Hayoceros, Hexameryx, Ilingoceros, Merriamoceros, Merycodontinae, Merycodus, Paracosoryx, Plioceros, Submeryceros, Texoceros

Subtaxa: Ramoceros brevicornis Ramoceros marthae Ramoceros osborni Ramoceros palmatus Ramoceros ramosus

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Type: Merycodus osborni

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (24: California, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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