Protoreodon Scott and Osborn 1887 (agriochoerid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Agriochoeridae

Synonyms: Agriotherium Scott 1898, Chorotherium Berg 1899, Hyomeryx Marsh 1894, Mesagriochoerus Peterson 1934, Protagriochoerus Scott 1899

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Fossils of the Uinta Formation, Collected by the Princeton Expedition of 1886. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24(126):255-264

Parent taxon: Agriochoeridae according to J. M. Theodor 1999

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Emry 1975, Ferrusquia-Villafranca 1969, Gazin 1955, Golz 1976, Hay 1902, Lander 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Peterson 1919, Peterson 1934, Thorpe 1937 and Wilson 1971

Sister taxa: Agriochoerinae, Agriochoerus, Diplobunops, Protoreodontinae

Subtaxa: Protoreodon minimus Protoreodon minor Protoreodon pacificus Protoreodon parvus Protoreodon petersoni Protoreodon pumilus Protoreodon transmontanus Protoreodon walshi

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Type: Protoreodon parvus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (1), United States (81: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 84 collections including 97 occurrences

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