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Skeleton of Oreodont[1]
Merycoidodon culbertsoni *
American Museum of Natural History
Portion of Upper Skull (fossil)
Oreodont type unresearched
1299 Fd. Brule Formation, White River Badlands Group,
Pennington County, S. Dakota, USA
Jaw Section (fossil)
Oreodont type unresearched
1260b Fd. Brule Formation, Lusk, Wyoming, USA
Artist Depiction of Oreodont[2]
Merycoidodon culbertsoni
from skeleton in the American Museum of Natural History
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Skull and Jaw (fossil)
Oreodont Leptauchenia*
1829 Fd. Badlands, S. Dakota, USA
Oreodonts were a family of ruminating mammals containing a considerable number of genera varying from small to moderate size with none exceeding the size of a wild boar. They appear to have been very plentiful but limited to North America.[1]
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Thoracic Vertebra (fossil)
1292 Oreodont Mercoidodon culbertsoni
Fd. White River Badlands,
Pennington County, S. Dakota, USA
Portion of Rear Leg (fossil)
Oreodont Leptauchenia
1540 Fd. on a private ranch 20 miles NW of Lusk, Wyoming, USA
in the White River Formation, Chadron deposits
1. calcaneum, 2. astragalus, and 3. metatarsal (partial)
Astragalus (fossil)
Oreodont type unresearched
1666 Fd. Lusk, Wyoming, USA
Calcaneum (fossil)
Oreodont Merycoidodon culbertsoni
White River Badlands,
Fd. Pennington County, S. Dakota, USA
Calcaneum (fossil)
Oreodont type unresearched
1659 Fd. USA
Calcaneum (fossil)
Oreodont type unresearched
1541 Fd. near Lusk, Wyoming, USA
Toe (Phalanges) Bones (fossils)
Oreodont type unresearched
1311 Fd. on a private ranch 20 miles NW of Lusk, Wyoming, USA
in the White River Formation, Chadron deposits
Toe (Phalanges) Bones (fossils)
Oreodont Merycoidodon
1602 Fd. Badlands, S. Dakota, USA
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[1] Scott, William B., Horsfall, Bruce - illustrator, A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere (New York: The MacMillian Co., 1913), 372
[2] Osborn, Henry, The Age of Mammals in Europe, Asia and North America (New York: The MacMillan Co., 1921), 218
[3] Scott, 259
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