Barbouromeryx trigonocorneus Barbour and Schultz 1934 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Alternative combinations: Barbouromeryx (Barbouromeryx) trigonocorneus, Dromomeryx trigonocorneus

Synonyms: Barbouromeryx (Probarbouromeryx) sweeti Frick 1937, Barbouromeryx (Protobarbouromeryx) marslandensis Frick 1937, Parablastomeryx galushi Frick 1937

Full reference: E. H. Barbour and C. B. Schultz. 1934. A new antilocaprid and a new cervid from the late Tertiary of Nebraska. American Museum Novitates 734:1-4

Belongs to Barbouromeryx according to D. R. Prothero and M. R. Liter 2008

See also Barbour and Schultz 1934, Frick 1937, Janis and Manning 1998, Liter and Prothero 2003, Prothero 2008, Prothero and Liter 2007 and Webb 1983

Sister taxa: Barbouromeryx (Barbouromeryx), Barbouromeryx (Probarbouromeryx), Barbouromeryx (Protobarbouromeryx), Barbouromeryx cursor

Type specimens:

  • Barbouromeryx trigonocorneus: Its type locality is Antelope Creek, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in Nebraska
  • Barbouromeryx (Probarbouromeryx) sweeti: Its type locality is Bridgeport Quarries, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.
  • Barbouromeryx (Protobarbouromeryx) marslandensis:
  • Parablastomeryx galushi:

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Nebraska collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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