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Merycoidodontinae

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Merycoidodontinae Hay p. 665
2007Merycoidodontinae Stevens and Stevens p. 160

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyOreodontoidea
familyMerycoidodontidaeThorpe 1923
subfamilyMerycoidodontinae
subfamilyMerycoidodontinae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Created: 2005-08-31 14:37:21
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:37:21
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Lander 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Uintan to the top of the Hemingfordian or 46.20000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (207 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Uintan46.2 - 40.4Mexico (Oaxaca) Merycoidodon sp. (166797)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (16918 16929 17018) Merycoidodon culbertsonii (16895 17037) Merycoidodon sp. (16917 16930 16940 17014) Otionohyus vanderpooli (17035)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17041) Merycoidodon sp. (16914 16915)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Texas) Merycoidodontidae indet. (16894) Prodesmatochoerus meekae (16889)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Merycoidodon macrorhinus (16919) Merycoidodon sp. (16979)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Genetochoerus periculorum, Merycoidodon culbertsoni (16977) Merycoidodon sp. (16968)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (South Dakota) Merycoidodon lewisi (17006) Merycoidodon sp. (16885)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Mexico (Chihuahua) Merycoidodon sp. (17015)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (16902 16908 16920 16942 16943 16998 17024) Merycoidodon lewisi (16960) Merycoidodon sp. (16961 17045)
Early/Lower Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) Merycoidodon sp. (27245)
Chadronian - Orellan37.2 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17120)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Montana) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17090)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (North Dakota) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17128) Merycoidodon culbertsoni, Otionohyus bullatus, Genetochoerus norbeckensis (17101) Otionohyus bullatus (17129)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (South Dakota) Eporeodon bullatus (17061 17296) Eporeodon bullatus, Oreodon culbertsoni (17133) Genetochoerus geygani (17188) Genetochoerus norbeckensis (17085) Merycoidodon bullatus (17115) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17053 17065 17084 17088 17092 17103 17121 17130 17143 17156 17161 17162 17170 17173 17174 17180 17183 17304 163487) Merycoidodon culbertsoni, Otionohyus bullatus (17179) Merycoidodon sp. (17089 17136) Oreodon bullatus (17295) Oreodon culbertsoni (17153) Oreodon culbertsonii (17141) Otionohyus bullatus (17066 17079 17093 17144 17146 17151 17163 17169 17184 17192) Otionohyus wardi (17171) Paramerycoidodon georgei, Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17094)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Nebraska) Genetochoerus norbeckensis (17222) Genetochoerus periculorum (17234) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17098 17140 17200 17201 17209 17213 17223 17224 17246 17251 17262 17263 17267 17271 17272 17277 17279 17280 17281 17282 17284) Merycoidodon culbertsonii (17297) Merycoidodon dani (17245) Merycoidodon sp. (17062 17164 17165) Otionohyus wardi (17080 17135 17208 17218 17219 17285) Paramerycoidodon bacai (17258 17288) Paramerycoidodon georgei (17238 17291)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Merycoidodon culbertsoni (17104 17105 17106 17145 17148 17149 17178 17193 17303) Otionohyus wardi (17196) Paramerycoidodon georgei (17124) Prodesmatochoerus meekae (17152)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Nebraska) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17397) Genetochoerus chamberlaini (17401 17435) Merycoidodon lynchi (17409 17418) Otionohyus alexi (17417) Otionohyus cedrensis (17433) Paramerycoidodon major (17419 17421) Paramerycoidodon wanlessi (17408) Subdesmatochoerus shannonensis (17376)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Wyoming) Merycoidodon major (17383)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Colorado) Eporeodon major (17426)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (South Dakota) Eporeodon major (17343) Genetochoerus chamberlaini (17348) Genetochoerus geygani (17352) Merycoidodon galushai (17315 17347) Merycoidodon lynchi (17355) Merycoidodon sp., Merycoidodon bullatus (17336 17337 17338) Oreodon culbertsoni (17342) Otionohyus cedrensis (17363) Paramerycoidodon major (17317 17324 17339 17340 17353 17370 17378 17380 17387 17431) Paramerycoidodon wanlessi (17360 17364)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Montana) Subdesmatochoerus montanus (17389)
Whitneyan - Monroecreekian33.3 - 24.8Canada (Saskatchewan) Merycoidodon sp. (17306)
Geringian30.8 - 26.3USA (South Dakota) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17505 17656) Paradesmatochoerus sandfordi (17593) Paradesmatochoerus wyomingensis (17592 17636)
Geringian30.8 - 26.3USA (Nebraska) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17595) Paramerycoidodon meagherensis (17714)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Oregon) Eporeodon bullatus (93078)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17533) Merycoidodon sp. (17520)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (California) Promerycochoerus erythroceps (17701)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Idaho) Mesoreodon chelonyx (17586)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Montana) Mesoreodon chelonyx (17478 17509) Mesoreodon minor (17540)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Desmatochoerus sanfordi, Mesoreodon cheeki (17604) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17522 17602) Paradesmatochoerus sandfordi, Paradesmatochoerus wyomingensis (17470)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Desmatochoerus grangeri, Pseudodesmatochoerus milleri, Mesoreodon cheeki (17532) Desmatochoerus monroecreekensis, Merycoides giganteus, Mesoreodon scotti (17472) Desmatochoerus sanfordi, Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17499) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis, Mesoreodon cheeki (17727) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis, Pseudodesmatochoerus milleri (17524) Mesoreodon cheeki (17666 17686) Mesoreodon chelonyx, Eporeodon cheeki (17667)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (Florida) Merycoidodontidae indet. (17860)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (South Dakota) Mesoreodon sp. (69921)
Monroecreekian26.3 - 24.8USA (Washington) Mesoreodon sp. (119838 119841)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Desmatochoerus wyomingensis (17745) Promerycochoerus minor (17457 17458 17751)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Promerycochoerus minor (17798)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Florida) Merycoidodon sp. (18597)