Leptoreodon Wortman 1898 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Synonyms: Camelomeryx Scott 1898, Merycodesmus Scott 1898

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1898. The extinct Camelidae of North America and some associated forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 10(7):93-141

Parent taxon: Protoceratidae according to D. R. Prothero and J. A. Ludtke 2007

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Gazin 1955, Golz 1976, Hay 1902, Ludtke and Prothero 2004, Peterson 1919, Prothero 1998 and Scott 1898

Sister taxa: Calops, Heteromeryx, Leptotragulinae, Leptotragulus, Poabromylus, Protoceratinae, Pseudoprotoceras, Synthetoceratinae, Toromeryx, Trigenicus

Subtaxa: Leptoreodon (Hesperomeryx) Leptoreodon edwardsi Leptoreodon golzi Leptoreodon leptolophus Leptoreodon major Leptoreodon marshi Leptoreodon pusillus Leptoreodon stocki

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Type: Leptoreodon marshi

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (60: California, Montana, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 63 collections including 72 occurrences

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