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†subfamily Merychyinae Simpson 1945 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100938

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1945. The principles of classification and a classification of mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 85:1-350

Parent taxon: Merycoidodontidae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Aclistomycterinae, Brachycrurinae, Desmatochoerinae, Eporeodontinae, Leptaucheniinae, Merycochoerinae, Merycoidodontinae, Miniochoerinae, Oreonetinae, Phenacocoelinae, Promerycochoerinae, Ticholeptinae, Ustatochoerinae, Diplotremus

Subtaxa: Merychyus, Oreodontoides, Paramerychyus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore