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Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
It was recombined as Protapirus hancocki by Hanson (1996) and Colbert and Schoch (1998); it was recombined as Plesiocolopirus hancocki by Schoch (1989), Albright (1998) and Holbrook (1999).
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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.
|L. B. Radinsky 1963||Medium-sized helaletids: length M " = 44.4 mm. Small canines present. P
narrow with only a cingulum lingually. P " relatively short and wide, but barely submolar-
iform, with at most only a shallow anterolingual groove indicating incipient separation of 12
protocone and hypocone; metaloph slightly less prominent than protoloph. M " meta- cones shortened and lingually displaced, but convex labially. P2 relatively short but with- out entoconid. P3.4 with small entoconids. See Table 12 for measurements