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Eucrotaphus Leidy 1850 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Oreodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42494

Synonym: Pseudogenetochoerus Schultz and Falkenbach 1968 (taxon 51195)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 15th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):90-93

Parent taxon: Merycoidodontinae according to C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach 1968

Sister taxa: Merycoidodon, Mesoreodon

Subtaxa: Eucrotaphus auritus, Eucrotaphus jacksoni

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Type: Eucrotaphus jacksoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore