Alternative combinations: Merychyus harrisonensis, Merycoides harrisonensis, Ticholeptus harrisonensis
Synonyms: Hypsiops luskensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1950, Phenacocoelus luskensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1950
Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1907. The Miocene Beds of Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming and Their Vertebrate Faunae. Annals of Carnegie Museum 4(3):21-72
Sister taxon: Paramerychyus relictus
- Paramerychyus harrisonensis: CM 1341, a partial skull (a fairly well preserved skull which has been somewhat crushed vertically and is without the lower jaws). Its type locality is Van Tassel (Lower), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.
- Hypsiops luskensis: F:AM 44853A, a partial skeleton (skull, mandible, and probably associated postcranial elements). Its type locality is Eighteen Mile District, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.
• Arikareean of United States (1: California)
• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)
Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence
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