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Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae
It was recombined as Metoreodon compressidens by Thorpe (1937); it was recombined as Ustatochoerus compressidens by Schultz and Falkenbach (1941) and Stevens and Stevens (1989); it was considered a nomen vanum by Lander (1998); it was synonymized subjectively with Merychyus medius by Tabrum and Nichols (2001).
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|C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1941||SKULL.-Unknown.
MANDIBLE.-Similar to that of U. profectus.
DENTITION.-Superior series unknown; /c heavy; p1-p4 crowded and overlapping.