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Oreodontoides oregonensis Thorpe 1921 (oreodont)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49401

Originally Eporeodon (Oreodontoides) oregonensis

Alternative combinations: Eporeodon oregonensis, Merychyus oregonensis

Synonym: Desmatochoerus anthyonyi Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (taxon 45584)

Full reference: M. R. Thorpe. 1921. John Day Eporeodons, with descriptions of new genera and species. American Journal of Science 202:93-111

Belongs to Oreodontoides according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1947

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Oreodontoides oregonensis: YPM 12329, a partial skull (Partial skull with I1(br.)-M3 (I3, P4, and M1 br.))
  • Desmatochoerus anthyonyi:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 9.90 x 7.60