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Megachoerus Troxell 1920 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42371

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1920. Entelodonts in the Marsh Collection; Part III. The larger genera and species. American Journal of Science 200:431-445

Parent taxon: Entelodontidae according to J. A. Effinger 1998

Sister taxa: Ammodon, Ammodon leidyanum, Archaeotherium, Boochoerus, Boochoerus humerosus, Choerodon, Daeodon, Daeodon shoshonensis, Dinohyus, Entelodon, Ergilobia, Paraentelodon, Pelonax, Proentelodontinae, Scaptohyus

Subtaxa: Megachoerus latidens, Megachoerus praecursor, Megachoerus zygomaticus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore