Helaletes Marsh 1872 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Parent taxon: Tapiroidea according to M. W. Colbert 2005

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Cope 1881, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Holbrook 1999, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Radinsky 1963, Radinsky 1966, Schoch 1984, Scott 1883, Stucky 1984 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Deperetellidae, Euryletes, Haagella, Helaletidae, Heptodon, Heptodontidae, Hesperaletes, Tapiridae, Thuliadanta

Subtaxa: Helaletes medius Helaletes mongoliensis Helaletes nanus

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Type: Helaletes boops

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection), Kazakhstan (2), United States (23: Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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