Mesoreodon floridensis MacFadden and Morgan 2003 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Full reference: B. J. MacFadden and G. S. Morgan. 2003. New oreodont (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the late Oligocene (early Arikareean) of Florida. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 279:368-396

Belongs to Mesoreodon according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

See also MacFadden and Morgan 2003

Sister taxa: Mesoreodon chelonyx, Mesoreodon minor

Type specimen: UF 125416, a skull (cranium and mandible with complete R & L dentition.). Its type locality is White Springs 3B, which is in a Chattian marginal marine sandstone in the Parachucla Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at White Springs 3B

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