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†subfamily Merycochoerinae Schultz and Falkenbach 1940 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296719

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1940. Merycochoerinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 77(5):213-306

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

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

Subtaxa: Hypsiops, Merycochoerus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore