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Nexuotapirus Albright 1998 (tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43131

Full reference: L. B. Albright. 1998. New genus of tapir (Mammalia: Tapiridae) from the Arikareean (earliest Miocene) of the Texas Coastal Plain. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(1):200-217

Parent taxon: Tapiridae according to M. W. Colbert 2005

Sister taxa: Colodon, Dilophodon, Eotapirus, Heteraletes, Miotapirus, Palaeotapirus, Paratapirus, Plesiocolopirus, Plesiotapirus, Protapirus, Tapiravus, Tapirella, Tapiriscus, Tapirus, Teleolophus

Subtaxa: Nexuotapirus marslandensis, Nexuotapirus robustus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser