Stibarus obtusilobus Cope 1873 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Leptochoeridae

Synonyms: Leptochoerus lemurinus Cope 1874, Menotherium lemurinum Cope 1874, Stibarus lemurinus Cope 1874

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Third Notice Of Extinct Vertebrata From The Tertiary of the Plains. Paleontological Bulletin 16:1-8

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

See also Cope 1873, Edwards 1976, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Macdonald 1955, Matthew 1909, Osborn 1902 and Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Stibarus loomisi, Stibarus montanus, Stibarus quadricuspis, Stibarus yoderensis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (18: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

• Eocene of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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