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Messelobunodon ceciliensis Franzen and Krumbiegel 1980 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Dichobunidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 62962

Full reference: J. L. Franzen and G. Krumbiegel. 1980. Messelobunodon ceciliensis n. sp. (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) - ein neuer Dichobunide aus der mitteleozšnen Fauna des Geiseltals bei Halle (DDR). (Messelobunodon ceciliensis n. sp. - a new Dichobunidae from the Middle Eocene fauna of the Geiseltal, Halle (DDR)). Zeitschrift der geologischen Wissenschaften, Berlin 8(12):1553-1560

Belongs to Messelobunodon according to J. L. Franzen and G. Krumbiegel 1980

Sister taxon: Messelobunodon schaeferi

Type specimen: Cl NO 305, Geiseltal, Germany, a skull (skull with upper dentition)

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore-omnivore