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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).
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 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.