Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Tapirus (Helicotapirus) Hulbert 2010 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171530

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert. 2010. A new early Pleistocene tapir (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Florida, with a review of Blancan tapirs from around the state. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 49(3):67-126

Parent taxon: Tapirus according to R. C. Hulbert 2010

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Megatapirus), Tapirus (Tapiralum), Tapirus antiquus, Tapirus arvernensis, Tapirus bairdii, Tapirus balkanicus, Tapirus indicus, Tapirus johnsoni, Tapirus merriami, Tapirus mesopotamicus, Tapirus olivaresi, Tapirus pinchaque, Tapirus polkensis, Tapirus priscus, Tapirus rondoniensis, Tapirus sanyuanensis, Tapirus simpsoni, Tapirus sinensis, Tapirus terrestris, Tapirus webbi

Subtaxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii, Tapirus (Helicotapirus) lundeliusi, Tapirus (Helicotapirus) veroensis

View classification

Ecology: scansorial insectivore