Protoryx Forsyth Major 1891 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Parent taxon: Caprinae according to A. W. Gentry 2010

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Aragoral, Benicerus, Bootherium, Capricornis, Caprina, Damalavus, Hemitragus, Myotragus, Naemorhedini, Nemorhaedus, Oreamnos, Ovibos, Ovibovini, Pantholops, Praeovibos, Pseudois, Rupicapra, Rupicaprini, Soergelia

Subtaxa: Protoryx carolinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Georgia (1 collection), Tajikistan (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1)

• Miocene of China (2), Greece (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Lebanon (1), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (3)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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