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Merycoidodon Leidy 1848 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonyms: Blickohyus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Cotylops Leidy 1851, Genetochoerus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Oreodon Leidy 1851, Otionohyus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Paramerycoidodon Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, Prodesmatochoerus Schultz and Falkenbach 1954, Promesoreodon Schultz and Falkenbach 1949, Subdesmatochoerus Schultz and Falkenbach 1954

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

Sister taxon: Mesoreodon

Subtaxa: Blickohyus auritus, Merycoidodon bullatus, Merycoidodon culbertsoni, Merycoidodon dunagani, Merycoidodon major, Merycoidodon presidioensis, Oreodon minor, Prodesmatochoerus natronensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore