Temporal range: Late Eocene
|Range of Nanotragulus based on fossil record|
Parvitragulus is an extinct monospecific genus of hypertragulid ruminant endemic to North America. It lived during the Late Eocene, 38–33.9 Ma, existing for approximately . Fossils have been found in Wyoming, Nebraska, and Texas .
Parvitragulus were primitive and ancient ruminants, resembling small deer or musk deer, although they were more closely related to modern chevrotains. Its diet is stated[by whom?] to be that of a frugivore.
- [Parvitragulus at fossilworks]
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