Nanotragulus loomisi Lull 1922 (ruminant)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Hypertragulidae

Synonym: Nanotragulus lulli Frick 1937

Full reference: R. S. Lull. 1922. Primitive Pecora in Yale Museum. American Journal of Science 200

Belongs to Nanotragulus according to W. D. Matthew 1926

See also Albright 1999, Frailey 1979, Frick 1937, Hayes 2000, Lull 1922, Vislobokova 2001 and Webb 1998

Sister taxa: Nanotragulus fontanus, Nanotragulus intermedius, Nanotragulus ordinatus

Type specimens:

  • Nanotragulus loomisi: YPM 10330, a partial skull (Palate with upper cheek teeth complete, right lower jaw fairly complete, with six teeth, left with series of four teeth. Detached premolar. Imperfect petrosal?). Its type locality is Big Muddy Creek, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.
  • Nanotragulus lulli:

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Florida, South Dakota collections)

• Arikareean of United States (8: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (19: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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