Sespia heterodon Cope 1877 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative combinations: Cyclopidius heterodon, Pithecistes heterodon

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. Descriptions of New Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary Formations of the West. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:219-231

Belongs to Sespia according to J. M. Hoffman and D. R. Prothero 2004

See also CoBabe 1996, Cope 1877, Cope 1884, Lander 1998, Loomis 1925, Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 and Stevens and Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Sespia californica, Sespia nitida, Sespia ultima

Type specimen: right maxilla with P4 and M1, a maxilla

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Sespia heterodon in the database

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