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Brachyhyops Colbert 1937 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42309

Synonyms: Dyscritochoerus Gazin 1956 (no. 45949), Eoentelodon Chow 1958 (no. 42370)

Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1937. Notice of a new genus and species of artiodactyl from the Upper Eocene of Wyoming. American Journal of Science 33(198):473-474

Parent taxon: Proentelodontinae according to I. A. Vislobokova 2008

Sister taxon: Proentelodon

Subtaxa: Brachyhyops neimongolensis, Brachyhyops trofimovi, Brachyhyops viensis, Brachyhyops wyomingensis, Brachyhyops yunnanense

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Type: Brachyhyops wyomingensis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore