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Ticholeptus Cope 1878 (oreodont)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42511

Synonym: Poatrephes Douglass 1903 (taxon 50619)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

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

Sister taxa: Paroreodon, Phenacocoelus

Subtaxa: Ticholeptus calimontanus, Ticholeptus hypsodus, Ticholeptus obliquidens, Ticholeptus rileyi, Ticholeptus tooheyi, Ticholeptus zygomaticus

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Type: Ticholeptus zygomaticus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore