Family Antilocapridae Gray 1866 (pronghorn)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Antilocapridae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1866. Notes on the Proghorn Buck (Antilocapra), and its position in the system. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 18(10):323-326

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Bravo-Cuevas et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Cook 1934, Davis 2007, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gray 1866, Gregory 1910, Hassanin and Douzery 2003, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Matthew 1908 and Nowak 1991

Sister taxa: Babameryx, Bovidae, Bugtimeryx, Camelopardalidae, Cervidae, Cervoidea, Dremotherium, Giraffidae, Leptomerycidae, Moschidae, Namibiomeryx, Orangemeryx, Prodremotheridae, Propalaeoryx, Sperrgebietomeryx, Walangania

Subtaxa: Antilocapra Antilocaprinae Cosoryx Hayoceros Hexameryx Ilingoceros Merriamoceros Merycodontinae Merycodus Paracosoryx Plioceros Submeryceros Texoceros

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Type: Antilocapra

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (16), United States (79: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (5), United States (49: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (11), United States (72: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Canada (29: Saskatchewan), Japan (1), Mexico (4), United States (340: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 617 collections including 669 occurrences

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