PaleoDB taxon number: 48155
Alternative combinations: Merycodus coronatus, Ramoceros coronatus
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1913. A Peculiar Horn or Antler From the Mohave Miocene of California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 7(16):335-339
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: UCMP 20052, a partial skull (a single fragmentary horn or antler). Its type locality is Barstow (UCMP 2057), which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer