Miotapirus Schlaikjer 1937 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Full reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1937. A New Tapir from the Lower Miocene of Wyoming. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 80(4):231-251

Parent taxon: Tapiridae according to M. W. Colbert 2005

See also Albright 1998, Carroll 1988, Colbert and Schoch 1998, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Schlaikjer 1937 and Schoch 1984

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Miotapirus harrisonensis

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Type: Miotapirus harrisonensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Miocene of United States (4: California, Oregon collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (3: Nebraska, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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