Thorpe, Malcolm Rutherford; The Merycoidodontidae, an Extinct Group of Ruminant Mammals. Memoir, Peabody Museum, Volume 3, pt. 4, New Haven, 1937. Quarto, pp. xiii, 428, 50 plates, 188 text figures.
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Thorpe (1891-1958); a vertebrate paleontologist with Yale's Peabody Museum published extensively on early Tertiary mammals. The above work on oreodonts covers their geologic and geographic distribution their origin, relationships, phylogeny and a systematic description of the genera and species.