†subfamily Merycodontinae Matthew 1904 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

Alternative spelling: Merycodontidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1904. A complete skeleton of Merycodus. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 20(7):101-129

Parent taxon: Antilocapridae according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

See also Gregory 1910

Sister taxa: Antilocapra, Antilocaprinae, Cosoryx, Hayoceros, Hexameryx, Ilingoceros, Merriamoceros, Merycodus, Paracosoryx, Plioceros, Ramoceros, Submeryceros, Texoceros

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (18: Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (1), United States (65: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

Total: 84 collections each including a single occurrence

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