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Leptoreodon Wortman 1898 (protoceratid)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42576

Synonyms: Camelomeryx Scott 1898 (no. 44795), Merycodesmus Scott 1898 (no. 48272)

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: Protoceratidae according to D. R. Prothero and J. A. Ludtke 2007

Sister taxa: Calops, Heteromeryx, Leptotragulinae, Leptotragulus, Poabromylus, Protoceratinae, Pseudoprotoceras, Synthetoceratinae, Toromeryx, Trigenicus

Subtaxa: Leptoreodon (Hesperomeryx), Leptoreodon edwardsi, Leptoreodon golzi, Leptoreodon leptolophus, Leptoreodon major, Leptoreodon marshi, Leptoreodon pusillus, Leptoreodon stocki

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Type: Leptoreodon marshi

Ecology: ground dwelling browser