Family Tragulidae Milnes-Edwards 1864 (chevrotain)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tragulidae

Parent taxon: Ruminantia according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Anyonge 1991, Carroll 1988, Codrea 1992, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Geraads 2010, Gregory 1910, Hassanin and Douzery 2003, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Matthew 1908, Nowak 1991, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Stefani 1916, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Vislobokova 2001

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

Subtaxa: Afrotragulus Archaeotragulus Cryptomeryx Dorcabune Dorcatherium Hyemoschus Hyomoschus Iberomeryx Krabimeryx Siamotragulus Tragulus Yunnanotherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Thailand (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Myanmar (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (9), France (21), Germany (10), Greece (6), Hungary (2), India (4), Kenya (20), Namibia (1), Nepal (3), Pakistan (22), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (5), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (4), Switzerland (4), Thailand (2), Turkey (2), Uganda (3), Vietnam (1)

• Oligocene of France (9), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Kazakhstan (1), Pakistan (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), Turkey (7)

• Eocene of Thailand (1)

Total: 157 collections including 232 occurrences

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