Helohyus lentus Marsh 1871 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Alternative combination: Elotherium lentus

Synonym: Parahyus aberrans Marsh 1894

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals from the Tertiary Formation. American Journal of Science 2(7):35-44

Belongs to Helohyus according to R. M. West 1984

See also Gazin 1955, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Marsh 1871, Marsh 1894, Stucky 1998 and Walsh 2000

Sister taxa: Helohyus milleri, Helohyus plicodon, Thinotherium annulatum

Ecology: amphibious herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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