Tapochoerus egressus Stock 1934 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Diacodexeidae

Alternative combination: Hyopsodus egressus

Full reference: C. Stock. 1934. Microsyopsinae and Hyopsodontidae in the Sespe Upper Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20(6):349-354

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

See also Gazin 1968, Golz 1976, McKenna 1959, Stock 1934 and Stucky 1998

Sister taxon: Tapochoerus mcmillini

Type specimen: LACM CIT 1590, a mandible (fragment of right ramus with P4-M3). Its type locality is Tapo Canyon (Upper), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: California collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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