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Tapochoerus McKenna 1959 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42342

Full reference: M. C. McKenna. 1959. Tapochoerus, A Uintan Dichobunid Artiodactyl From The Sespe Formation Of California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 58(3):125-132

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

Sister taxa: Bunophorinae, Bunophorus, Diacodexis, Magwetherium, Neodiacodexis, Simpsonodus

Subtaxa: Tapochoerus egressus, Tapochoerus mcmillini

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Type: Hyopsodus egressus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore