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Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) inflatus
Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Promerycochoerus macrostegus inflatus by Thorpe (1937); it was recombined as Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) inflatus by Schultz and Falkenbach (1949); it was synonymized subjectively with Merycochoerus superbus by Lander (1998).
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|M. R. Thorpe 1921||Skull very robust and massive; incisive foramina large, close together, and approach near to incisive alveolar border; bullm robust and rotund, extending slightly below postglenoid process; internal cingula on molar teeth; squamous portion of zygomatic arch very light proportionally, its posterior ascending section rising not above the middle of the orbit, but the malar section is wide and very robust, originating above the anterior part of M2, and continuing forward as a convexity which occupies nearly the whole side of the face; lacrymal fossm very shallow; cranium very wide and low; frontals very wide and flat; orbits look somewhat upward and forward, but chiefly outward; sagittal crest long and thin; palate wide;|
|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1949||SKULL:Decidedly larger and more massive than in P. (Pseudopromerycochoerus) montanus; anterior nasal-maxilla contact above P1.
DENTITION:Series longer than in P. (P.) montanus.