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Merycoides Douglass 1907 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42501

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1907. Some new merycoidodonts. Annals of Carnegie Museum 4:99-109

Parent taxon: Eporeodontinae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Dayohyus, Eporeodon

Subtaxa: Merycoides cursor, Merycoides giganteus, Merycoides longiceps, Merycoides nebraskensis, Merycoides pariogonus

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Type: Merycoides cursor

Ecology: scansorial insectivore