Heteraletes Peterson 1931 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

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

See also Black 1979, Colbert and Schoch 1998, Hough 1955, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Radinsky 1963

Sister taxa: Colodon, Dilophodon, Eotapirus, Miotapirus, Nexuotapirus, Palaeotapirus, Paratapirus, Plesiocolopirus, Plesiotapirus, Protapirus, Tapiravus, Tapirella, Tapirinae, Tapiriscus, Tapirus, Teleolophus

Subtaxa: Heteraletes leotanus

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Type: Heteraletes leotanus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (12: Montana, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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