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Moropus elatus Marsh 1877 (chalicothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48817

Alternative combination: Chalicotherium elatum

Synonyms: Moropus cooki Barbour 1908 (no. 48815), Moropus parvus Barbour 1909 (no. 48822), Moropus petersoni Holland 1908 (no. 48823)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Belongs to Moropus according to O. C. Marsh 1877

Sister taxa: Moropus distans, Moropus hollandi, Moropus matthewi, Moropus maximus, Moropus merriami, Moropus oregonensis, Moropus senex

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 37.5 x 32.4, M2 50.5 x 39.0, M3 52.9 x 44.0, m1 32.0 x 19.0