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Sphenophalos Merriam 1909 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42737

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1909. The Occurrence of Strepsicerine Antelopes In the Tertiary of Northwestern Nevada. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(22):319-330

Parent taxon: Antilocaprinae according to C. M. Janis and E. Manning 1998

Sister taxa: Capromeryx, Ceratomeryx, Hexobelomeryx, Osbornoceros, Ottoceros, Proantilocapra, Stockoceratini, Tetrameryx

Subtaxa: Sphenophalos garciae, Sphenophalos middleswarti, Sphenophalos nevadanus

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Type: Sphenophalos nevadanus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore