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Poebrotherium Leidy 1847 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 42547

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1847. On a New Genus and Species of Fossil Ruminantia: Poebrotherium wilsoni. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3(12):322-325

Parent taxon: Camelidamorpha according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Amphimerycidae, Cameloidea, Oromerycidae, Poebrotheriidae, Xiphodontoidea, Cainotheriidae, Oreodontidae

Subtaxa: Poebrotherium chadronense, Poebrotherium eximium, Poebrotherium franki, Poebrotherium hallii, Poebrotherium wilsoni

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Type: Poebrotherium wilsoni

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser