Laredochoerus edwardsi Westgate 1994 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Leptochoeridae

Full reference: J. W. Westgate. 1994. A New Leptochoerid from Middle Eocene (Uintan) Deposits of the Texas Coastal Plain. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(2):296-299

Belongs to Laredochoerus according to J. M. Theodor et al. 2007

See also Westgate 1994

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casa Blanca, which is in an Uintan estuary/bay sandstone in the Laredo Formation of Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Casa Blanca

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