Merycochoerus chelydra Cope 1884 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative combination: Promerycochoerus chelydra

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. Synopsis of the species of Oreodontidae. Paleontological Bulletin 38:503-572

Belongs to Merycochoerus according to E. D. Cope 1884

See also Lander 1998, Schultz and Falkenbach 1949, Stevens and Stevens 2007, Thorpe 1921, Thorpe 1924 and Thorpe 1937

Sister taxa: Merycochoerus (Brachycrus), Merycochoerus magnus, Merycochoerus matthewi, Merycochoerus pinensis, Merycochoerus proprius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (6: Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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