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Promerycochoerus (Parapromerycochoerus) barbouri
Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Merycochoerus chelydra 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 1949||SKULL:Smaller than in average examples of P. carrikeri from the same formation; sagittal crest slightly less in length and height than in P. (Parapromerycochoerus) macro- stegus; moderately wide frontals; nasal with more anterior retraction than in P. carrikeri; anterior nasal-maxilla contact above pos- terior portion of P 1 ; zygomatic arch with straight posterior border, not hooked as in examples of P. carrikeri; postglenoid process not so robust as that found in examples of
P. (P.) macrostegus. MANDIBLE:Comparatively light; inferior
border increasing in depth posteriorly, with slight downward curve posterior of Ma, curve decidedly more abrupt in P. (P.) macroste- gus.
DENTITION:Average length of dental se- ries less than in examples of P. carrikeri, P. (Parapromerycochoerus) macrostegus, and P.
(P.) macrostegus furlongi.