Ustatochoerus 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

Parent taxon: Ustatochoerinae according to S. R. May 2019

See also Lander 1998, Morgan et al. 2009, Schultz and Falkenbach 1941 and Stevens and Stevens 2007

Sister taxon: Mediochoerus

Subtaxa: Ustatochoerus californicus Ustatochoerus compressidens Ustatochoerus leptoscelos Ustatochoerus major Ustatochoerus medius Ustatochoerus profectus Ustatochoerus schrammi Ustatochoerus skinneri

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska collections)

• Miocene of United States (108: California, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (3: Texas)

Total: 113 collections including 120 occurrences

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