PaleoDB taxon number: 47063
Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238
Sister taxon: Hitonkala macdonaldtau
Type specimen: SDSM 56120, a skull (skull, with unworn dP4/4, P4/4-M3/3. Upper and lower deciduous fourth premolars removed (by writer) on right side to expose P4/4). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5354), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore