Merycoidodon presidioensis Stevens and Stevens 1996 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens. 1996. Merycoidodontinae and Miniochoerinae. The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 498-573

Belongs to Merycoidodon according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

See also Stevens and Stevens 1996

Sister taxa: Merycoidodon (Anomerycoidodon), Merycoidodon (Blickohyus), Merycoidodon bullatus, Merycoidodon culbertsoni, Merycoidodon major, Otionohyus (Otarohyus), Paramerycoidodon (Barbourochoerus), Prodesmatochoerus natronensis, Genetochoerus (Osbornohyus)

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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