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Protylopus pearsonensis Golz 1976 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Oromerycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51123

Full reference: D. J. Golz. 1976. Eocene Artiodactyla of Southern California. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Count, Science Bulletin 26:1-85

Belongs to Protylopus according to D. J. Golz 1976

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pearson Ranch (Bed CS20), which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 9.00 x 9.55, M2 10.7 x 11.8, M3 11.7 x 13.5, m1 8.60 x 5.20, m2 10.1 x 6.3, m3 14.8 x 6.7