Aletomeryx Lull 1920 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Synonym: Dyseomeryx Stirton 1944

Full reference: R. S. Lull. 1920. An upper Carboniferous footprint from Attleboro, Massachusetts. American Journal of Science 200

Parent taxon: Aletomerycinae according to D. R. Prothero and M. R. Liter 2008

See also Janis and Manning 1998, Lull 1920, Prothero and Liter 2007 and Whistler 1984

Sister taxa: Aletomerycini, Diabolocornis, Sinclairomeryx

Subtaxa: Aletomeryx gracilis Aletomeryx marslandensis Aletomeryx occidentalis Blastomeryx pristinus

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Type: Aletomeryx gracilis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (16: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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