Hexameryx simpsoni White 1941 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Antilocapridae

Alternative combination: Hexobelomeryx simpsoni

Synonym: Hexameryx elmorei White 1942

Full reference: T. E. White. 1941. Addition to the fauna of the Florida Pliocene. Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 18:67-70

Belongs to Hexameryx according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

See also Ahearn 1988, Webb 1973, White 1941 and White 1942

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Hexameryx simpsoni: Its type locality is Agrico Pierce Mine, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Florida
  • Hexameryx elmorei:

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (8: Florida collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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