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Blastocerus Wagner 1844 (marsh deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42658

Alternative spellings: Blastoceras, Blastoceros

Parent taxon: Odocoileinae according to S. D. Webb 1992

Sister taxa: Hippocamelus, Mazama, Morenelaphus, Navahoceros, Odocoileus, Ozotoceros, Pavlodaria

Subtaxa: Blastoceros azpeitianus, Blastoceros campestris, Blastoceros paludosus, Blastocerus bezoarticus, Blastocerus extraneus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser