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Capromeryx tauntonensis Morgan and Morgan 1995 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44920

Full reference: J. K. Morgan and N. H. Morgan. 1995. A New Species of Capromeryx (Mammalia: Artiodactyla) from the Taunton Local Fauna of Washington, and the Correlation with Other Blancan Faunas of Washington and Idaho. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(1):160-170

Belongs to Capromeryx according to J. K. Morgan and N. H. Morgan 1995

Sister taxa: Capromeryx arizonensis, Capromeryx furcifer, Capromeryx gidleyi, Capromeryx mexicana, Capromeryx minor

Type specimen: Its type locality is Taunton, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Ringold Formation of Washington

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 9.95 x 8.02, M2 12.5 x 7.9, M3 13.9 x 7.5, m1 9.29 x 5.33, m2 10.9 x 5.9, m3 17.0 x 6.1