Microsus cuspidatus Leidy 1870 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Homacodontidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 25th, 1870]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(3):113-114

Belongs to Microsus according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Hay 1902 and Leidy 1870

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 1178, a set of teeth (lower molars). Its type locality is Black's Fork, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (19: Wyoming collections)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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