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Soergelia mayfieldi Troxell 1915 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51628

Alternative combinations: Euceratherium mayfieldi, Preptoceras mayfieldi

Synonym: Soergelia elisabethae Schaub 1951 (taxon 51627)

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1915. A fossil ruminant from Rock Creek, Texas, Preptoceras mayfieldi sp. nov. American Journal of Science 40(239):479-482

Belongs to Soergelia according to G. E. Schultz 1990

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Soergelia mayfieldi: YPM 10920, a partial skull. Its type locality is head of Rock Creek, Mayfield Ranch, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tule Formation of Texas.
  • Soergelia elisabethae:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore