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Protylopus annectens Peterson 1919 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Oromerycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51120

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1919. Report Upon the Material Discovered in the Upper Eocene of the Uinta Basin by Earl Douglas in the Years 1908-1909, and by O. A. Peterson in 1912. Annals of Carnegie Museum 12(2):40-168

Belongs to Protylopus according to O. A. Peterson 1919

Sister taxa: Protylopus pearsonensis, Protylopus petersoni, Protylopus robustus, Protylopus stocki

Type specimen: CM 2932, a partial skeleton (portions of the skull and lower jaws together with other parts of the skeleton). Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 8.45 x 5.60