Leptotragulus medius Peterson 1919 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1919. Report Upon the Material Discovered in the Upper Eocene of the Uinta Basin by Earl Douglas in the Years 1908-1909, and by O. A. Peterson in 1912. Annals of Carnegie Museum 12(2):40-168

Belongs to Leptotragulus according to O. A. Peterson 1919

See also Gazin 1955

Sister taxa: Leptotragulus clarki, Leptotragulus proavus, Leptotragulus ultimus

Type specimen: CM 2986, a partial skeleton (fragmentary skull and portion of mandible with M3 present; fragments of femur; distal end of calcaneum and astragalus). Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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