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Oreodontoides (Paroreodon) marshi
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Oreodontoides (Paroreodon) marshi by Schultz and Falkenbach (1947); it was synonymized subjectively with Paroreodon parvus by Lander (1998).
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.
|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1947||SKULL: Orbits appearing oblong, looking outward and slightly upward; malar robust; bulla with a noticeable external groove for the hyoid bone for the complete depth of the bulla; external auditory meatus opening mostly outward and slightly posteriorly; posterior palate extending beyond M3• MANDIBLE:See generic description. DENTITION: Brachyodont in comparison with Merychyus; more like Paramerychyus and Oreodontoides.
LIMBS: Light construction, approximating in length those of a large example of Merychyus arenarum.