Soergelia mayfieldi Troxell 1915 (antelope)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Alternative combinations: Euceratherium mayfieldi, Preptoceras mayfieldi

Synonym: Soergelia elisabethae Schaub 1951

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1915. A fossil ruminant from Rock Creek, Texas, Preptoceras mayfieldi sp. nov. American Journal of Science 40(239):479-482

Belongs to Soergelia according to G. E. Schultz 1990

See also Frick 1937, Harington 1978, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Troxell 1915

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Soergelia mayfieldi: YPM 10920, a partial skull. Its type locality is head of Rock Creek, Mayfield Ranch, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tule Formation of Texas.
  • Soergelia elisabethae:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Kansas, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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