Prodesmatochoerus natronensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1954 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1954. Desmatochoerinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105(2)

Belongs to Prodesmatochoerus according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1954

See also Stevens and Stevens 1996

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

Type specimen: F:AM 45194, a partial skeleton (Partial skull with C/-P2 (rt.) and P3-M3, partial mandible with p3-m3 (br.) and calcaneum)

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Prodesmatochoerus natronensis in the database

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