Bouromeryx americanus Douglass 1899 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Palaeomerycidae

Alternative combinations: Barbouromeryx americanus, Dromomeryx americanus, Palaeomeryx americanus, Rakomeryx americanus

Synonyms: Barbouromeryx madisonius Douglass 1899, Barbouromeryx milleri Frick 1937, Barbouromeryx nebrascensis Frick 1937, Barbouromeryx parvus Cook 1922, Barbouromeryx pawniensis Frick 1937, Barbouromeryx pseudonebrascensis Frick 1937, Barbouromeryx supernebrascensis Frick 1937, Bouromeryx madisonius Douglass 1899, Bouromeryx milleri Frick 1937, Bouromeryx parvus Cook 1922, Bouromeryx pawniensis Frick 1937, Bouromeryx pseudonebrascensis Frick 1937, Bouromeryx supernebrascensis Frick 1937, Dromomeryx madisonius Douglass 1899, Dromomeryx parvus Cook 1922, Palaeomeryx madisonius Douglass 1899

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1899. The Neocene Lake Beds of Western Montana and Descriptions of Some New Vertebrates from the Loup Fork. 1-27

Belongs to Bouromeryx according to D. R. Prothero and M. R. Liter 2008

See also Douglass 1899, Douglass 1909, Frick 1937, Hay 1902, Janis and Manning 1998, Liter and Prothero 2003, Matthew 1904, McGrew 1938, Prothero and Liter 2007, Shotwell 1968, Skinner et al. 1977, Tabrum and Nichols 2001 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxon: Bouromeryx submilleri

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (21: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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