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Metamynodon Scott and Osborn 1887 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43179

Synonym: Cadurcopsis Kretzoi 1942 (taxon 321820)

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1887. Preliminary account of the fossil mammals from the White River formation contained in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zo÷logy at Harvard College 13(5):151-171

Parent taxon: Metamynodontini according to A. Averianov et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Megalamynodon, Paramynodon, Sellamynodon

Subtaxa: Metamynodon chadronensis, Metamynodon mckinneyi, Metamynodon planifrons

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Type: Metamynodon planifrons

Ecology: amphibious browser