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Leptomeryx speciosus Lambe 1908 (ruminant)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Leptomerycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47597

Full reference: L. M. Lambe. 1908. The Vertebrata of the Oligocene of the Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(4):1-65

Belongs to Leptomeryx according to W. B. Scott 1940

Sister taxa: Leptomeryx agatensis, Leptomeryx antecedens, Leptomeryx blacki, Leptomeryx elissae, Leptomeryx esulcatus, Leptomeryx evansi, Leptomeryx exilis, Leptomeryx mammifer, Leptomeryx obliquidens, Leptomeryx semicinctus, Leptomeryx significans, Leptomeryx yoderi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Calf Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Cypress Hills Formation of Canada

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 6.76 x 5.12