Miotragocerus

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Miotragocerus
Temporal range: Miocene
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†Miotragocerus
Stromer, 1928
Species
  • Miotragocerus cyrenaicus
  • Miotragocerus monacensis

Miotragocerus, also known as the European eland, is an extinct species of antelope that once lived in Europe in 10 to 8 million years ago. They were most likely browsers, according to their fossilized teeth and jaw shape. [1] They were likely to have lived near bodies of water, such as many antelope species today.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New fossil remains of Tragoportax and Miotragocerus".