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Plesiocolopirus Schoch 1989 (tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43133

Full reference: R. M. Schoch. 1989. A Review of the Tapiroids. The Evolution of Perissodactyls

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

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

Subtaxa: Plesiocolopirus grangeri, Plesiocolopirus hancocki, Plesiocolopirus kushiroensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore