Leptomeryx yoderi Schlaikjer 1935 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Leptomerycidae

Full reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1935. Contributions to the Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of the Goshen Hole Area, Wyoming. III. A New Basal Oligocene Formation. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 76(3):71-93

Belongs to Leptomeryx according to I. A. Vislobokova 2001

See also Schlaikjer 1935

Sister taxa: Leptomeryx agatensis, Leptomeryx antecedens, Leptomeryx blacki, Leptomeryx elissae, Leptomeryx esulcatus, Leptomeryx evansi, Leptomeryx exilis, Leptomeryx mammifer, Leptomeryx obliquidens, Leptomeryx semicinctus, Leptomeryx significans, Leptomeryx speciosus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yoder, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial siltstone/sandstone in the Chadron Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (5: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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