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Megoreodon Schultz and Falkenbach 1954 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48061

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1954. Desmatochoerinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105(2)

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

Sister taxa: Desmatochoerus, Promerycochoerus

Subtaxa: Megoreodon fricki, Megoreodon grandis

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Type: Megoreodon fricki

Ecology: scansorial insectivore