Alternative combinations: Eporeodon major relictus, Eporeodon relictus, Merycoides relictus
Full reference: F. B. Loomis. 1924. Miocene oreodonts in the American Museum. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 51(1):1-37
Sister taxon: Paramerychyus harrisonensis
Type specimen: AMNH 13813, a partial skull (a "considerably mutilated skull" [Thorpe 1937]; Partial skull with C/(rt.)-M3). Its type locality is American Horse Creek, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of South Dakota.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
• Harrisonian of United States (1: South Dakota collection)
• Oligocene of United States (1: Nebraska)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
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