Agriochoerus Leidy 1850 (agriochoerid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Agriochoeridae

Synonyms: Agriomeryx Marsh 1894, Artionyx Osborn and Wortman 1893, Coloreodon Cope 1879, Eomeryx Marsh 1894, Merycopater Cope 1879

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

Parent taxon: Agriochoeridae according to J. M. Theodor 1999

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1884, Ferrusquia-Villafranca 1969, Gazin 1955, Golz 1976, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Lander 1998, Leidy 1869, Matthew 1908, McKenna and Bell 1997, Osborn and Wortman 1893, Scott 1898, Scott 1940, Scott 1945, Thewissen et al. 2001, Thorpe 1921, Thorpe 1937, Wilson 1971 and Wortman 1895

Sister taxa: Agriochoerinae, Diplobunops, Protoreodon, Protoreodontinae

Subtaxa: Agriochoerus antiquus Agriochoerus gaudryi Agriochoerus guyotianus Agriochoerus major Agriochoerus maximus

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Type: Agriochoerus antiquus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (5: Nebraska, Oregon collections)

• Oligocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), United States (13: Oregon, South Dakota)

• Eocene of Canada (4: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), United States (21: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 47 collections including 50 occurrences

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