Leptoreodon leptolophus Golz 1976 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Full reference: D. J. Golz. 1976. Eocene Artiodactyla of Southern California. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Count, Science Bulletin 26:1-85

Belongs to Leptoreodon according to D. J. Golz 1976

Sister taxa: Leptoreodon (Hesperomeryx), Leptoreodon edwardsi, Leptoreodon golzi, Leptoreodon major, Leptoreodon marshi, Leptoreodon pusillus, Leptoreodon stocki

Type specimen: Its type locality is Laguna Riviera Quarry, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Santiago Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (9: California, Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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