Diplobunops matthewi Peterson 1919 (agriochoerid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Agriochoeridae

Alternative combination: Agriochoerus matthewi

Synonyms: Agriochoerus pearcei Gazin 1956, Diplobunops leotensis Scott 1945, Diplobunops uintensis Peterson 1931, Diplobunops ultimus Peterson 1931, Protoreodon pearcei Gazin 1956

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1919. Report Upon the Material Discovered in the Upper Eocene of the Uinta Basin by Earl Douglas in the Years 1908-1909, and by O. A. Peterson in 1912. Annals of Carnegie Museum 12(2):40-168

Belongs to Diplobunops according to J. M. Theodor 1999

See also Black 1978, Gazin 1955, Gazin 1956, Golz 1976, Lander 1998, Peterson 1919, Peterson 1931, Scott 1945 and Wilson and Stevens 1986

Sister taxa: Diplobunops crassus, Diplobunops kardoula, Diplobunops vanhouteni

Type specimens:

  • Diplobunops matthewi: CM 2974, a partial skeleton (numerous fragments of the skeleton). Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.
  • Diplobunops leotensis:
  • Diplobunops uintensis:
  • Diplobunops ultimus:
  • Protoreodon pearcei: USNM 20305, a partial skeleton (Skull, jaws, and other portions of skeleton).

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (7: Arkansas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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