Promerycochoerus Douglass 1901 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1901. New species of Merycochoerus in Montana. Part II. American Journal of Science 11(61):73-83

Parent taxon: Promerycochoerinae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

See also Lander 1998 and Schultz and Falkenbach 1949

Sister taxa: Desmatochoerus, Megoreodon

Subtaxa: Promerycochoerus (Desmatochoerus) Promerycochoerus (Parapromerycochoerus) Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) Promerycochoerus carrikeri Promerycochoerus latidens Promerycochoerus superbus

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Type: Oreodon superbus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (16: Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

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

• Oligocene of United States (11: Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Washington)

Total: 50 collections including 56 occurrences

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