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Protylopus Wortman 1898 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Oromerycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42563

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1898. The extinct Camelidae of North America and some associated forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 10(7):93-141

Parent taxon: Oromerycidae according to D. R. Prothero 1998

Sister taxa: Camelodon, Eotylopus, Malaquiferus, Merycobunodon, Montanatylopus, Oromeryx

Subtaxa: Protylopus annectens, Protylopus pearsonensis, Protylopus petersoni, Protylopus robustus, Protylopus stocki

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Type: Protylopus petersoni

Ecology: ground dwelling browser