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Leptauchenia lullianus Thorpe 1921 (oreodont)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296399

Alternative combinations: Cyclopidius lullianus, Pseudocyclopidius lullianus

Synonyms: Cyclopidius quadratus Koerner 1940 (no. 45423), Pseudocyclopidius quadratus Koerner 1940 (no. 51172)

Belongs to Leptauchenia according to D. R. Prothero and F. Sanchez 2008

Sister taxa: Leptauchenia decora, Leptauchenia major

Type specimens:

  • Leptauchenia lullianus: Its type locality is Big Muddy Creek, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Wyoming
  • Cyclopidius quadratus:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 12.0 x 8.5