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Choerodon calkinsi Sinclair 1905 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45069

Alternative combinations: Daeodon calkinsi, Entelodon calkinsi

Full reference: W. J. Sinclair. 1905. New or Imperfectly Known Rodent and Ungulates from the John Day Series. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 4(6):125-143

Belongs to Choerodon according to E. L. Troxell 1920

Sister taxon: Choerodon caninus

Type specimen: UCMP 953, a partial skeleton (cranium and mandibIe, several cervical vertebrae and portions of fore and hind limbs)

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 31.5 x 33.0, M2 33.0 x 33.5, M3 31.0 x 28.0