Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Schultz and Falkenbach (1950)
Hypsiops is an extinct genus of oreodont of the superfamily Merycoidodontoidea, family Merycoidodontidae endemic to North America during the Late Oligocene-Early Miocene epochs (24.8—16.3 mya), existing for approximately .
Hypsiops was named by Schultz and Falkenbach (1950). It was assigned to Merycoidodontidae by Schultz and Falkenbach (1950) and Lander (1998).
Fossils have been uncovered throughout the western U.S. in Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, as well as Nebraska.
- PaleoBiology Database: Hypsiops, basic info
- C. B. Schultz and C. H. Falkenbach. 1950. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History
- M. Mendoza, C. M. Janis, and P. Palmqvist. 2006. Estimating the body mass of extinct ungulates: a study on the use of multiple regression. Journal of Zoology
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