Hypertragulus calcaratus Cope 1873 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Hypertragulidae

Alternative combination: Leptauchenia calcarata

Synonym: Hypertragulus tricostatus Cope 1874

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Third Notice Of Extinct Vertebrata From The Tertiary of the Plains. Paleontological Bulletin 16:1-8

Belongs to Hypertragulus according to W. B. Scott 1940

See also Cope 1873, Cope 1874, Frick 1937, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Lull 1922, Lull 1922, Matthew 1902 and Vislobokova 2001

Sister taxa: Hypertragulus chadronensis, Hypertragulus crawfordensis, Hypertragulus dakotensis, Hypertragulus heikeni, Hypertragulus hesperius, Hypertragulus minor, Hypertragulus minutus, Hypertragulus planiceps, Hypertragulus quadratus, Hypertragulus sequens

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore


• Arikareean of United States (7: California, Montana, Oregon collections)

• Oligocene of United States (18: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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