Tapiravus validus Marsh 1871 (tapir)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Alternative combination: Lophiodon validus

Belongs to Tapiravus according to M. W. Colbert and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Hay 1902, Olsen 1960, Schlaikjer 1937 and Schoch 1984

Sister taxon: Tapiravus rarus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Maryland, New Jersey collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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