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Agriochoerus Leidy 1850 (agriochoerid)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Agriochoeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42485

Synonyms: Agriomeryx Marsh 1894 (no. 43831), Artionyx Osborn and Wortman 1893 (no. 44328), Coloreodon Cope 1879 (no. 45201), Eomeryx Marsh 1894 (no. 46170), Merycopater Cope 1879 (no. 48317)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 17th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):121-122

Parent taxon: Agriochoeridae according to J. M. Theodor 1999

Sister taxa: Diplobunops, Protoreodon

Subtaxa: Agriochoerus antiquus, Agriochoerus gaudryi, Agriochoerus guyotianus, Agriochoerus major, Agriochoerus maximus, Agriochoerus minimus

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore