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Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Hypsiops erythroceps by Schultz and Falkenbach (1950) and Stirton (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Eporeodon latidens by Lander (1998); it was synonymized subjectively with Mesoreodon chelonyx by Tabrum and Nichols (2001).
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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.
|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1950||SKULL: Larger (known from anterior portion of skull only) than other species of genus, approaching Promerycochoerus in size; nasals moderately heavy and pointed, anteriorly retracted to area above posterior portion of C/ (similar to the holotype of H. johndayensis); anterior nasal-maxilla contact above P 1.
DENTITION: p3 and P 4 with anterior intermediate crest (see discussion following). (Dentition incomplete and poorly preserved.)