Aceratherium Kaup 1834 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative spelling: Acerotherium

Full reference: J. J. Kaup. 1834. Description d'Ossements Fossiles de Mammifères Inconnus Jusqu'à-Présent. 3:33-64

Parent taxon: Aceratherini according to T. Kaya and K. Heissig 2001

See also Carroll 1988, Lambe 1908, Owen 1848 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Persiatherium, Plesiaceratherium

Subtaxa: Aceratherium incisivum Aceratherium persistens Aceratherium pumilum

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Miocene of China (3), Egypt (1), France (7), Georgia (2), Germany (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (5), Moldova (7), Pakistan (1), Poland (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (5), Slovakia (1), Spain (9), Switzerland (2), Syria (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), Ukraine (9)

• Neogene of Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), China (1), Georgia (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (1)

Total: 78 collections including 86 occurrences

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