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Cranioceras Matthew 1918 (ruminant)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42633

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1918. Contributions to the Snake Creek Fauna with notes upon the Pleistocene of western Nebraska, American Museum Expedition of 1916. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 38(7):183-229

Parent taxon: Cranioceratini according to D. R. Prothero and M. R. Liter 2008

Sister taxa: Barbouromeryx, Bouromeryx, Pediomeryx, Procranioceras, Yumaceras

Subtaxa: Cranioceras pawniensis, Cranioceras teres, Cranioceras unicornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser