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Sespia Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (oreodont)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Synonym: Megasespia Schultz and Falkenbach 1968

Full reference: C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1968. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 139

Parent taxon: Merycoidodontidae according to B. Lander 1998

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

Subtaxa: Sespia californica, Sespia heterodon, Sespia nitida, Sespia ultima

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Type: Leptauchenia nitida

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore