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Promerycochoerus latidens Thorpe 1921 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50821

Alternative combination: Promerycochoerus chelydra latidens

Full reference: M. R. Thorpe. 1921. John Day Promerycochoeri, with descriptions of five new species and one new subgenus. American Journal of Science 1(3):215-244

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

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

Type specimen: YPM 10961, a partial skull

Ecology: scansorial insectivore