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Moropus Marsh 1877 (chalicothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43084

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Parent taxon: Chalicotheriidae according to L. T. Holbrook 1999

Sister taxa: Chalicotheriinae, Eomoropus, Limognitherium, Macrotheriinae, Moropodinae, Schizotheriinae, Schizotherium

Subtaxa: Moropus distans, Moropus elatus, Moropus hollandi, Moropus matthewi, Moropus maximus, Moropus merriami, Moropus oregonensis, Moropus senex

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Type: Moropus distans

Ecology: ground dwelling browser