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Synthetoceras Stirton 1932 (protoceratid)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42584

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1932. A New Genus of Artiodactyla From the Clarendon Lower Pliocene of Texas. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 21(6):147-168

Parent taxon: Synthetoceratini according to D. R. Prothero and J. A. Ludtke 2007

Sister taxa: Lambdoceras, Prosynthetoceras

Subtaxa: Synthetoceras davisorum, Synthetoceras tricornatus

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Type: Synthetoceras tricornatus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer