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Promerycochoerus chelydra Cope 1884 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50811

Alternative combinations: Merycochoerus chelydra, Promerycochoerus superbus chelydra

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. Synopsis of the species of Oreodontidae. Paleontological Bulletin 38:503-572

Belongs to Promerycochoerus according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

Sister taxa: Promerycochoerus (Desmatochoerus), Promerycochoerus (Parapromerycochoerus), Promerycochoerus (Pseudopromerycochoerus), Promerycochoerus carrikeri, Promerycochoerus latidens, Promerycochoerus superbus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 21.0 x 16.0