Rhinoceros Linnaeus 1758 (one-horned rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative spelling: Rhinocerus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotini according to T. Deng et al. 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Deng 2003, Gray 1825, Linnaeus 1758, Owen 1848, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Stefani 1916

Sister taxa: Ceratotherium, Coelodonta, Dicerorhinus, Diceros, Dicerotina, Dihoplus, Elasmotheriina, Lartetotherium, Rhinocerotina, Ronzotherium, Shennongtherium, Stephanorhinus

Subtaxa: Rhinoceros (Ceratorhinus) Rhinoceros goldfussii Rhinoceros leptodon Rhinoceros leptorhinus Rhinoceros minutus Rhinoceros philippinensis Rhinoceros sondaicus Rhinoceros unicornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (18), France (2), Hungary (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (3), Myanmar (1), Pakistan (3), the Philippines (1), Sri Lanka (1), Taiwan (1), the United Kingdom (1), Vietnam (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), India (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), France (1), India (4), Kazakhstan (2), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kyrgyzstan (1), Turkey (1)

• Neogene of Italy (1), Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (3), Italy (1), Moldova (2), North Korea (1), Pakistan (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (4)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 85 collections including 91 occurrences

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