Mosaicomeryx Mennecart and Métais 2015 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Full reference: B. Mennecart and G. Métais. 2015. Mosaicomeryx gen. nov., a ruminant mammal from the Oligocene of Europe and the significance of ‘gelocids’. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 13(7):581-600

Parent taxon: Ruminantia according to B. Mennecart and G. Métais 2015

Sister taxa: Amphimoschus, Archaeomerycidae, Bovoidea, Giraffoidea, Hispanomerycidae, Krabitherium, Merycotherium, Paalitherium, Palaeohypsodontus, Pecora, Prodremotherium, Thandaungia, Tragulidae, Tragulina

Subtaxa: Mosaicomeryx quercyi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Oligocene of France (4 collections), Pakistan (1), Switzerland (5)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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