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Miotapirus Schlaikjer 1937 (tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43130

Full reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1937. A New Tapir from the Lower Miocene of Wyoming. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 80(4):231-251

Parent taxon: Tapiridae according to M. W. Colbert 2005

Sister taxa: Colodon, Dilophodon, Eotapirus, Heteraletes, Nexuotapirus, Palaeotapirus, Paratapirus, Plesiocolopirus, Plesiotapirus, Protapirus, Tapiravus, Tapirella, Tapiriscus, Tapirus, Teleolophus

Subtaxa: Miotapirus harrisonensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore