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Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Promerycochoerus montanus by Thorpe (1937); it was synonymized subjectively with Merycochoerus superbus by Lander (1998) and Tabrum and Nichols (2001); it was recombined as Megoreodon grandis by Schultz and Falkenbach (1940), Schultz and Falkenbach (1954) and Stevens and Stevens (2007).
|Year||Name and author|
|1907||Promerycochoerus grandis Douglass p. 104|
|1907||Promerycochoerus hollandi Douglass p. 106 figs. Pl. 28|
|1934||Promerycochoerus loomisi Schlaikjer|
|1940||Megoreodon grandis Schultz and Falkenbach|
|1954||Megoreodon grandis Schultz and Falkenbach p. 168|
|1968||Megoreodon hollandi Skinner et al.|
|1970||Megoreodon hollandi Macdonald|
|2007||Megoreodon grandis Stevens and Stevens p. 160|
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|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1954||SKULL: Large and massive (larger than examples of M. fricki, tendency to be smaller than those of M. grandis loomisi); infraorbital foramen above posterior portion of P4.
MANDIBLE:Smaller than in average examples of M. grandis loomisi.
DENTITION:Series similar to those of examples of M. grandis loomisi.
LIMBS: Approximately equal to those of other forms of genus.