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Palaeosyops Leidy 1870 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43053

Synonyms: Eometarhinus Osborn 1919 (no. 46172), Limnohyops Marsh 1890 (no. 47686), Limnohyus Marsh 1872 (no. 47694)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 25th, 1870]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(3):113-114

Parent taxon: Palaeosyopinae according to B. J. Mader 2010

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Palaeosyops fontinalis, Palaeosyops manteoceras, Palaeosyops paludosus, Palaeosyops robustus, Palaeosyops ultimus

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Type: Palaeosyops paludosus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore