Cranioceras teres Cope 1874 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Alternative combinations: Cosoryx teres, Dicrocerus teres, Merycodus teres, Palaeomeryx teres

Synonyms: Cranioceras clarendonensis Frick 1937, Cranioceras dakotensis Frick 1937

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Notes on the Santa Fé Marls, and Some of the Contained Vertebrate Fossils. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 26(2):147-152

Belongs to Cranioceras according to S. R. May 2019

See also Cope 1874, Cope 1875, Cope 1875, Frick 1937, Hay 1902, Janis and Manning 1998, Prothero and Liter 2007, Prothero and Liter 2008 and Webb 1969

Sister taxa: Cranioceras pawniensis, Cranioceras unicornis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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