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Tapirus bairdii Gill 1865 (Baird's tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 93968

Alternative combinations: Elasmognathus bairdii, Tapirella bairdi

Belongs to Tapirus according to B. S. Ferrero and J. I. Noriega 2007

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus), Tapirus (Megatapirus), Tapirus (Tapiralum), Tapirus antiquus, Tapirus arvernensis, Tapirus balkanicus, Tapirus indicus, Tapirus johnsoni, Tapirus merriami, Tapirus mesopotamicus, Tapirus olivaresi, Tapirus pinchaque, Tapirus polkensis, Tapirus priscus, Tapirus rondoniensis, Tapirus sanyuanensis, Tapirus simpsoni, Tapirus sinensis, Tapirus terrestris, Tapirus webbi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 325.0, humerus length 250.0, radius length 215.0, scapula length 255.0, tibia length 245.0

Estimated body mass: 68.5 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length