Alternative combinations: Merycochoerus (Pronomotherium) californicus, Metoreodon californicus
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1919. Tertiary mammalian faunas of the Mohave desert. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 11(5):437-585
Subtaxa: Ustatochoerus californicus raki
Type specimen: UC 21351, a partial skull (Fragmentary skull with P3-P4 alv. and M1-M3 (M2-M3 br.)). Its type locality is Ricardo Ampitheater, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Dove Spring Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
Distribution: found only at Ricardo Ampitheater
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