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Megaloceros Brookes 1828 (Irish elk)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42678

Synonyms: Alces (Megaceros) Owen 1844 (no. 234003), Megaceros Owen 1844 (no. 56435)

Parent taxon: Megacerini according to I. Vislobokova 2009

Sister taxa: Arvernoceros, Candiacervus, Neomegaloceros, Orchonoceros, Praedama, Praemegaceros, Praesinomegaceros, Sinomegaceros

Subtaxa: Alces (Megaceros) fossilis, Megaceros baotouensis, Megaloceros algericus, Megaloceros giganteus, Megaloceros luochuanensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser