Ustatochoerus profectus Matthew and Cook 1909 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Alternative combinations: Merychyus (Metoreodon) profectus, Merychyus profectus, Ticholeptus profectus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and H. J. Cook. 1909. A Pliocene fauna from western Nebraska. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26(27):361-414

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

See also Cook 1912, Lander 1998, Loomis 1924, Matthew 1924, Matthew and Cook 1909, Schultz and Falkenbach 1947, Stevens and Stevens 1989 and Thorpe 1937

Sister taxa: Ustatochoerus californicus, Ustatochoerus compressidens, Ustatochoerus leptoscelos, Ustatochoerus major, Ustatochoerus medius, Ustatochoerus schrammi, Ustatochoerus skinneri

Subtaxa: Ustatochoerus profectus espanolensis Ustatochoerus profectus nevadaensis Ustatochoerus profectus studeri

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Type specimen: AMNH 14055, a mandible

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Ustatochoerus profectus in the database

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