Euceratherium americanum Gidley 1913 (shrub-ox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative combination: Taurotragus americanus

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1913. An Extinct American Eland (with one plate). Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 60(27):1-5

Belongs to Euceratherium according to C. L. Gazin 1933

See also Frick 1937 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxon: Euceratherium collinum

Type specimen: USNM 7622, a maxilla (upper right cheek teeth except P2/). Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of United States (2: Illinois, Maryland collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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