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Hylomeryx Peterson 1919 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42317

Synonym: Sphenomeryx Peterson 1919 (taxon 51737)

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1919. Report Upon the Material Discovered in the Upper Eocene of the Uinta Basin by Earl Douglas in the Years 1908-1909, and by O. A. Peterson in 1912. Annals of Carnegie Museum 12(2):40-168

Parent taxon: Homacodontidae according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Antiacodon, Asiohomacodon, Auxontodon, Bunomerycini, Bunomeryx, Gagadon, Hexacodus, Homacodon, Homacodontini, Limeryx, Mesomeryx, Microsus, Mytonomeryx, Pentacemylus, Texodon, Tsaganohyus

Subtaxa: Hylomeryx annectens, Hylomeryx quadricuspis

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Type: Hylomeryx annectens

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore