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†family Oromerycidae Gazin 1955 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 42557

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1955. A review of the Upper Eocene Artiodactyla of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 128(8):1-96

Parent taxon: Tylopoda according to D. R. Prothero 1998

Sister taxa: Amphimerycidae, Anoplotherioidea, Cameloidea, Oreodontoidea, Xiphodontoidea, Cainotheriidae

Subtaxa: Camelodon, Eotylopus, Malaquiferus, Merycobunodon, Montanatylopus, Oromeryx, Protylopus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser