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Longirostromeryx Frick 1937 (musk deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Moschidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42645

Full reference: C. Frick. 1937. Horned ruminants of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 69:1-669

Parent taxon: Blastomerycinae according to D. R. Prothero 2008

Sister taxa: Blastomeryx, Machaeromeryx, Parablastomeryx, Problastomeryx, Pseudoblastomeryx

Subtaxa: Longirostromeryx clarendonensis, Longirostromeryx novomexicanus, Longirostromeryx wellsi

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer