Taxon profile


Pecora Flower, 1883

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  suborder Ruminantia - ruminants

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

superfamily Giraffoidea Gray, 1821
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – recent

Unplaced taxa

family Bovidae Gray, 1821 - cattle, antelopes, sheep and goats
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – recent
family Cervidae Goldfuss, 1820 - deer and moose
family Moschidae Gray, 1821 - musk deer
Tertiary: Chattian – recent

Fossil taxa

family Gelocidae Schlosser, 1886
family Hoplitomerycidae Leinders, 1983
family Palaeomerycidae Frick, 1937
genus Amphimoschus Bourgeois, 1873
genus Eumeryx Matthew & Granger, 1924 inc.sed.
genus Namibiomeryx Morales, Soria & Pickford, 1995 inc.sed.
genus Walangania Whitworth, 1958 inc.sed.

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 3


extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon