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Merriamoceros coronatus Merriam 1913 (pronghorn)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48155

Alternative combinations: Merycodus coronatus, Ramoceros coronatus

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1913. A Peculiar Horn or Antler From the Mohave Miocene of California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 7(16):335-339

Belongs to Merriamoceros according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 20052, a partial skull (a single fragmentary horn or antler). Its type locality is Barstow (UCMP 2057), which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer