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Protoreodon Scott and Osborn 1887 (agriochoerid)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Agriochoeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42487

Synonyms: Agriotherium Scott 1898 (no. 331007), Chorotherium Berg 1899 (no. 45072), Hyomeryx Marsh 1894 (no. 47153), Mesagriochoerus Peterson 1934 (no. 48321), Protagriochoerus Scott 1899 (no. 50927)

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Fossils of the Uinta Formation, Collected by the Princeton Expedition of 1886. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24(126):255-264

Parent taxon: Agriochoeridae according to J. M. Theodor 1999

Sister taxa: Agriochoerus, Diplobunops

Subtaxa: Protoreodon minor, Protoreodon pacificus, Protoreodon parvus, Protoreodon pearcei, Protoreodon petersoni, Protoreodon pumilus, Protoreodon transmontanus, Protoreodon walshi

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Type: Protoreodon parvus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore