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Blastomeryx Cope 1877 (musk deer)

Amniota - Therapsida - Moschidae

Invalid subtaxa: Blastomeryx vigoratus Hay 1924 [nomen dubium], Longirostromeryx vigoratus Hay 1924 [nomen dubium]

Parent taxon: Blastomerycinae according to D. R. Prothero 2008

Sister taxa: Longirostromeryx, Machaeromeryx, Parablastomeryx, Problastomeryx, Pseudoblastomeryx

Subtaxa: Blastomeryx cursor, Blastomeryx gemmifer, Blastomeryx mollis, Blastomeryx pristinus

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Type: Merycodus gemmifer

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer