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Tapirus indicus Desmarest 1819 (Malayan tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92242

Alternative combination: Acrocodia indica

Belongs to Tapirus according to B. S. Ferrero and J. I. Noriega 2007

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus), Tapirus (Megatapirus), Tapirus (Tapiralum), Tapirus antiquus, Tapirus arvernensis, Tapirus bairdii, Tapirus balkanicus, Tapirus johnsoni, Tapirus merriami, Tapirus mesopotamicus, Tapirus olivaresi, Tapirus pinchaque, Tapirus polkensis, Tapirus priscus, Tapirus sanyuanensis, Tapirus simpsoni, Tapirus sinensis, Tapirus terrestris, Tapirus webbi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 327.0, humerus length 255.0, radius length 225.0, scapula 294.6 x 180.0, tibia length 260.0

Estimated body mass: 74.5 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length