Sespia ultima Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonym: Megasespia middleswarti Schultz and Falkenbach 1968

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1968. The Phylogeny of the Oreodonts. Part 1: Merycoidodontinae, Eporeodontinae, and Leptaucheniinae, Three Subfamilies Of Oreodonts, With an Appendix to the Revision Of The Merycoidodontidae, and Part 2. Summary and Conclusions Concerning the Merycoidodontidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 139:1-498

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

See also CoBabe 1996, Lander 1998, Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 and Stevens and Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Sespia californica, Sespia heterodon, Sespia nitida

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

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

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