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Merycoides nebraskensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1949 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48298

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1949. Promerycochoerinae, a new subfamily of oreodonts. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(3):69-198

Belongs to Merycoides according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1949

Sister taxa: Merycoides cursor, Merycoides giganteus, Merycoides longiceps, Merycoides pariogonus

Type specimen: F:AM 33363, a partial skull (Partial skull with I1-M3 and mandible with i1-m3 (p2-p4, br.)). Its type locality is Signal Butte, which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Gering Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore