Superfamily Bovoidea Gray 1821 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Ruminantia according to J. I. Mead and L. H. Taylor 2005

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Torre Picchio section, S. Maria di Ciciliano Formation, Montecastrilli, Umbria (Pliocene of Italy)

Show more details