Jaggermeryx

Miller, Ellen R., Gunnell, Gregg F., Gawad, Mohammad Abdel, Hamdan, Mohamad, El-Barkooky, Ahmed N., Clementz, Mark T. & Hassan, , 1914, Anthracotheres from Wadi Moghra, early Miocene, Egypt, Journal of Paleontology 88 (5), pp. 967-981: 977

publication ID

10.1666/13-122

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scientific name

Jaggermeryx
status

new genus

Jaggermeryx  new genus

Type species.- Jaggermeryx naida  new species by monotypy.

Diagnosis.-As for species.

Etymology.- ‘‘Jagger’’ for Sir Mick Jagger, in recognition of his famous lips, and meryx’’ Gr. ‘‘ruminant,’’ a common suffix for artiodactyls.

Occurrence.-Early Miocene, Wadi Moghra, Egypt.