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Mesoreodon chelonyx Scott 1893 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48409

Synonyms: Desmatochoerus (Paradesmatochoerus) sanfordi Schultz and Falkenbach 1954 (no. 45594), Eporeodon latidens Douglass 1907 (no. 46234), Eporeodon meagherensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (no. 46238), Eporeodon montanus Douglass 1907 (no. 46240), Eucrotaphus montanus Douglass 1907 (no. 46379), Merycoides latidens Douglass 1907 (no. 48296), Mesoreodon danai Koerner 1940 (no. 48410), Mesoreodon intermedius Scott 1893 (no. 48412), Mesoreodon laticeps Loomis 1924 (no. 48413), Mesoreodon latidens Douglass 1907 (no. 48414), Mesoreodon wheeleri Koerner 1940 (no. 48420), Paramerycoidodon (Gregoryochoerus) meagherensis Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (no. 49871), Subdesmatochoerus montanus Douglass 1907 (no. 51863)

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1893. The Mammals of the Deep River Beds. The American Naturalist 27(319):659-662

Belongs to Mesoreodon according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 1996

Sister taxa: Mesoreodon floridensis, Mesoreodon minor

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 16.1 x 12.5