Ticholeptus rileyi Schultz and Falkenbach 1941 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1941. Ticholeptinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 79(1):1-105

Belongs to Ticholeptus according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1941

See also Kelly and Lander 1988 and Lander 1998

Sister taxa: Ticholeptus calimontanus, Ticholeptus hypsodus, Ticholeptus obliquidens, Ticholeptus tooheyi, Ticholeptus zygomaticus

Type specimen: F:AM 42329, a partial skeleton (Mandible with i1 (alv.)-m3 and partial femur). Its type locality is Cold Spring, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Fleming Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cold Spring

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