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Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Metoreodon californicus by Matthew (1924) and Thorpe (1937); it was synonymized subjectively with Merychyus major by Lander (1998); it was recombined as Ustatochoerus californicus by Schultz and Falkenbach (1941), Stevens and Stevens (1989) and Stevens and Stevens (2007).
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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.-Larger than that of U. major; malar very deep below the orbit. MANDIBLE.-Known only from symphysis; larger than that of U. major. DENTITION.-Dental series longer and more robust than in U. major. LIMBs.-Unknown.|