Miotapirus harrisonensis 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

Belongs to Miotapirus according to L. B. Albright 1998

See also Schlaikjer 1937 and Schoch 1984

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Parahippus Level, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Marsland Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


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

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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