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Merycoidodon Leidy 1848 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonyms: Blickohyus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968, 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: Merycoidodontidae according to M. S. Stevens and J. B. Stevens 1996

Sister taxa: Aclistomycter, Bathygenys, Brachycrus, Desmatochoerus, Eporeodon, Hypsiops, Leptauchenia, Limnenetes, Mediochoerus, Merychyinae, Merycochoerus, Merycoides, Mesoreodon, Miniochoerus, Oreodontoides, Oreonetes, Paroreodon, Phenacocoelinae, Phenacocoelus, Sespia, Ticholeptus

Subtaxa: Blickohyus auritus, Merycoidodon bullatus, Merycoidodon culbertsoni, Merycoidodon dunagani, Merycoidodon major, Merycoidodon presidioensis

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Type: Merycoidodon culbertsoni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore