Blastomeryx cursor Cook 1934 (musk deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Moschidae

Full reference: H. J. Cook. 1934. New artiodactyls from the Oligocene and Lower Miocene of Nebraska. American Midland Naturalist 15(2):148-165

Belongs to Blastomeryx according to H. J. Cook 1934

See also Prothero 2008

Sister taxa: Blastomeryx gemmifer, Blastomeryx vigoratus

Type specimen: No. HC142, a partial skeleton (part maxillae and upper teeth from both sides, two lower molars and parts of limbs and feet). Its type locality is American Museum-Cook Quarry, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Marsland Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Blastomeryx cursor in the database

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