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Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Hypsiops bannackensis by Lander (1998) and Tabrum and Nichols (2001); it was recombined as Submerycochoerus bannackensis by Schultz and Falkenbach (1950) and Stevens and Stevens (2007).
|Year||Name and author|
|1907||Ticholeptus bannackensis Douglass p. 108|
|1937||Ticholeptus bannackensis Thorpe p. 188 figs. Fig. 137; PL XXVII, fig. 3|
|1950||Pseudomesoreodon boulderensis Schultz and Falkenbach|
|1950||Submerycochoerus bannackensis Schultz and Falkenbach p. 127 figs. 8-10, 12, 13|
|1950||Pseudomesoreodon boulderensis Schultz and Falkenbach p. 132 figs. 8, 10, 12|
|1998||Hypsiops bannackensis Lander|
|2001||Hypsiops bannackensis Tabrum and Nichols|
|2007||Submerycochoerus bannackensis Stevens and Stevens p. 160|
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|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1950||SKULL: Size large (approaching size of Merycochoerus matthewi); nasals greatly retracted to anterior portion of P2; anterior nasal-maxilla con tact above P3 ; zygomatic arch extending posteriorly to a point above the posterior border of the postglenoid process; large and deep lacrimal fossa; small facial vacuity. (See generic description.)
MANDIBLE: Similar to examples of Hypsiops. (See generic description.)
DENTITION: Series longer than any known examples of Hypsiops; smaller than in examples of Merycochoerus. (See generic description.)
LIMBS: Robust, somewhat longer and heavier than examples of H. brachymelis; lighter and shorter than examples of Promerycochoerus or Merycochoerus.