Alternative combination: Leptomeryx minutus
Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1934. List of species and description of new material from the Duchesne River Oligocene, Uinta Basin, Utah. Annals of Carnegie Museum 23(7):373-389
Sister taxon: Simimeryx hudsoni
Type specimen: CM 11913, a mandible (Portion of right ramus of mandible with P4-M2). Its type locality is Red Narrows, which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Duchesne River Formation of Utah.
Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser
Distribution: found only at Red Narrows
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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