Mediochoerus blicki Schultz and Falkenbach 1941 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1941. Ticholeptinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 79(1):1-105

Belongs to Mediochoerus according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1941

See also Kelly and Lander 1988, Lander 1998 and Stevens and Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Mediochoerus johnsoni, Mediochoerus mohavensis

Type specimen: F:AM 43172, a partial skull (Skull (lacking zygomatic arch and orbital region) with I1-I2 alv. and I3-M3). Its type locality is New Surface Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Olcott Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at New Surface Quarry

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