Alternative combination: Merycochoerus buwaldi
Synonym: Brachycrus wilsoni Schultz and Falkenbach 1940
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1919. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 11(5)
- Brachycrus buwaldi: Its type locality is Barstow (UCMP 2057), which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California
- Brachycrus wilsoni: Its type locality is Thomson Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Sheep Creek Formation of Nebraska.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore