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Bathygenys Douglass 1902 (oreodont)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42490

Synonyms: Megabathygenys Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (no. 47961), Parabathygenys Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (no. 49767)

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1902. Fossil Mammalia of the White River beds of Montana. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 20:237-279

Parent taxon: Oreonetinae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 2007

Sister taxon: Oreonetes

Subtaxa: Bathygenys alpha, Bathygenys hedlundae, Bathygenys reevesi

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Type: Bathygenys alpha

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore