Promerycochoerus superbus Leidy 1870

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative combinations: Eporeodon superbus, Eucrotaphus superbus, Merycochoerus superbus, Oreodon superbus, Paracotylops superbus

Synonym: Merycochoerus temporalis Bettany 1876

Belongs to Promerycochoerus according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1949

See also Cope 1884, Douglass 1906, Fremd 1994, Hay 1902, Lander 1998, Loomis 1920, Marsh 1875, Stevens and Stevens 2007, Strganac 2011, Thorpe 1921, Thorpe 1924 and Thorpe 1937

Sister taxa: Promerycochoerus (Desmatochoerus), Promerycochoerus (Parapromerycochoerus), Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus), Promerycochoerus carrikeri, Promerycochoerus chelydra, Promerycochoerus latidens

Distribution:

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

• Arikareean of United States (22: Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (10: Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Washington)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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