Agriochoerus antiquus Leidy 1850 (agriochoerid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Agriochoeridae

Synonym: Agriochoerus latifrons Leidy 1869

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 17th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):121-122

Belongs to Agriochoerus according to W. B. Scott 1940

See also Cope 1884, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Lander 1998, Leidy 1850, Leidy 1853, Leidy 1857 and Leidy 1873

Sister taxa: Agriochoerus gaudryi, Agriochoerus guyotianus, Agriochoerus major, Agriochoerus maximus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Oligocene of United States (4: South Dakota collections)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (9: Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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