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Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) presidioensis Stevens and Stevens 1996 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48316

Alternative combination: Merycoidodon presidioensis

Full reference: M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens. 1996. Merycoidodontinae and Miniochoerinae. The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America 498-573

Belongs to Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 1996

Sister taxon: Merycoidodon (Merycoidodon) culbertsoni

Type specimen: TMM 40505-2, a partial skull (the anterior part of a skull and lower jaws)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 15.0 x 17.4, M2 18.3 x 21.3, M3 20.8 x 22.3, m1 7.80 x 11.40, m2 15.7 x 12.8, m3 26.6 x 13.1