Paalitherium Métais et al. 2017 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Full reference: G. Métais, B. Mennecart, and G. Roohi. 2017. A new assemblage of stem pecoran ruminants from the Oligocene Chitarwata Formation, Bugti Hills, Baluchistan, Pakistan: Paleoenvironmental and paleobiogeographic implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 136:40-49

Parent taxon: Ruminantia according to G. Métais et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Paalitherium gurki

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Type: Paalitherium gurki

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Paali Nala level C2 (DBC2) (Oligocene of Pakistan)

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