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Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) montanus Cope 1884 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 355454

Alternative combinations: Merycochoerus montanus, Promerycochoerus montanus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. Synopsis of the species of Oreodontidae. Paleontological Bulletin 38:503-572

Belongs to Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1949

Sister taxon: Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus) inflatus

Type specimen: AMNH 8107, a partial skull (Posterior portion of skull with M1-M3 and partial mandible with p4-m3)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 22.0 x 16.0