Palaeomerycidae

Palaeomerycidae

[¦pāl·ē·ō·mə′ris·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
An extinct family of pecoran ruminants in the superfamily Cervoidea.
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Solounias (2007) noted that Giraffoidea comprises the following ranks: Palaeomerycidae, Climacoceridae, Canthumerycinae, Bohlininae, Okapiinae, Giraffokerycinae, Sivatheriinae, "Samotheriinae", "Palaeotraginae" and Giraffinae.