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Family Moschidae Gray 1821 (musk deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 42640

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

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

Sister taxa: Antilocapridae, Babameryx, Bovidae, Bugtimeryx, Camelopardalidae, Cervidae, Cervoidea, Dremotherium, Giraffidae, Leptomerycidae, Namibiomeryx, Orangemeryx, Prodremotheridae, Propalaeoryx, Sperrgebietomeryx, Walangania

Subtaxa: Bedenomeryx, Blastomerycinae, Friburgomeryx, Hispanomeryx, Hydropotopsis, Moschinae, Oriomeryx, Pomelomeryx

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer