Protoryx Forsyth Major 1891 (antelope)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Parent taxon: Bovidae according to D. S. Kostopoulos 2009

See also Carroll 1988 and Gentry 2010

Sister taxa: Antilopina, Antilopinae, Antilospira, Bibos, Bootherium, Bovinae, Brabovus, Bucapra, Cambayella, Camelopardalina, Capra depressa, Capra reversa, Caprina, Caprinae, Criotherium, Deperetia, Dorcadoryx, Dorcadoxa, Dytikodorcas, Eosyncerus, Euceratherium, Gallogoral, Gazella, Gazellospira, Gentrytragus, Gobiocerus, Grevenobos, Hanhaicerus, Helicoportax, Helicotragus, Hemibos, Hemistrepsiceros, Hesperidoceras, Hezhengia, Hippotraginae, Hypsodontinae, Kabulicornis, Kobikeryx, Kubanotragus, Leptobos, Leptotragus, Liops, Lyrocerus, Majoreas, Megalovis, Mesembriacerus, Mesembriportax, Microtragus, Miotragocerus, Moschiola, Namacerus, Neotragocerus, Nisidorcas, Oiocerini, Olonbulukia, Oreonager, Orygotherium, Pachygazella, Pachyportax, Pachytragus, Palaeoreas, Palaeoryx, Paraprotoryx, Paratragocerus, Parurmiatherium, Peleinae, Perimia, Platybos, Pliotragus, Proamphibos, Procamptoceras, Procobus, Prodamaliscus, Proleptobos, Prosinotragus, Prostrepsiceros, Protragelaphus, Protragocerus, Pseudobos, Pseudoeotragus, Pseudotragus, Pultiphagonides, Qurliqnoria, Rhynchotragus, Rhynotragus, Ruticeros, Samokeros, Selenoportax, Shensispira, Sinoreas, Sinoryx, Sinotragus, Sivacapra, Sivaceros, Sivaportax, Sivatragus, Sivoryx, Skoufotragus, Spirocerus, Sporadotragus, Strepsiportax, Strogulognathus, Tchaltacerus, Tethytragus, Toribos, Torticornis, Tossunnoria, Tragelaphinae, Tragocerus, Tragoportax, Tragoreas, Tragospira, Tsaidamotherium, Turritragus, Urmiatheriinae, Wellsiana

Subtaxa: Protoryx capricornis Protoryx carolinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Georgia (1 collection), Tajikistan (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1)

• Miocene of China (2), Greece (13), Kyrgyzstan (1), Lebanon (1), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (3)

Total: 25 collections including 35 occurrences

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