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Desmatochoerus Thorpe 1921 (oreodont)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42492

Synonym: Hypselochoerus Loomis 1933 (taxon 47252)

Full reference: M. R. Thorpe. 1921. John Day Promerycochoeri, with descriptions of five new species and one new subgenus. American Journal of Science 1(3):215-244

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

Sister taxa: Megoreodon, Promerycochoerus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore