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Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Merychyus elegans by Kelly and Lander (1988); it was synonymized subjectively with Merychyus smithi by Lander (1998).
|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1941||SKULL.-Smaller and lighter construction throughout than examples of T. hypsodus; nasals longer than in T. hypsodus but with approximately the same amount of retraction; premaxillre joined somewhat lower than in T. hypsodus; muzzle narrow; palate narrow.
MANDIBLE.-Smaller and lighter construction than examples of T. hypsodus.
DENTITION.-Superior and inferior dental series shorter than in T. hypsodus and premolars more crowded.
LIMBs.-Lighter than those of T. hypsodus.