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Machaeromeryx gilchristensis White 1941 (musk deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Moschidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47839

Full reference: T. E. White. 1941. Additions to the Miocene Fauna of Florida. Proceedings of the New England Zo÷logical Club 18:91-98

Belongs to Machaeromeryx according to D. R. Prothero 2008

Sister taxon: Machaeromeryx tragulus

Type specimen: MCZ 351, a mandible (A right mandible with p4-m2). Its type locality is Thomas Farm, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer