Synthetoceras davisorum Hulbert and Whitmore 2006 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert and F. C. Whitmore. 2006. Late Miocene mammals from the Mauvilla Local Fauna, Alabama. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 46(1):1-28

Belongs to Synthetoceras according to R. C. Hulbert and F. C. Whitmore 2006

Sister taxon: Synthetoceras tricornatus

Type specimen: USNM 25687, a maxilla (partial rostrum, P3/-M3/). Its type locality is Mauvilla, which is in a Hemphillian marginal marine horizon in Alabama.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution: found only at Mauvilla

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