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†subfamily Merycodontinae Matthew 1904 (pronghorn)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65570

Alternative spelling: Merycodontidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1904. A complete skeleton of Merycodus. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 20(7):101-129

Parent taxon: Antilocapridae according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

Sister taxa: Antilocapra, Antilocaprinae, Cosoryx, Hayoceros, Hexameryx, Ilingoceros, Merriamoceros, Merycodus, Paracosoryx, Plioceros, Ramoceros, Submeryceros, Texoceros

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer