Shansirhinus ringstromi Kretzoi 1942 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonyms: Acerorhinus cornutus Qiu and Yan 1982, Chilotherium cornutum Qiu and Yan 1982, Chilotherium tianzhuense Zheng 1982, Chilotherium tianzhuensis Zheng 1982, Chilotherium yunnanensis Tang et al. 1974

Belongs to Shansirhinus according to T. Deng 2005

Sister taxon: Shansirhinus brancoi

Type specimens:

  • Shansirhinus ringstromi: University of Uppsala M 536, a maxilla (maxillary with complete cheek tooth rows)
  • Acerorhinus cornutus:
  • Chilotherium tianzhuensis: IVPP V 6416, a maxilla (incomplete maxillary with P2-M2).
  • Chilotherium yunnanensis: IVPP V 4316, a maxilla (incomplete right maxillary with P2-M1). Its type locality is Shagou Formation, Banguo Basin, Yuanmou District, Yunnan, which is in the Pliocene of horizon the Shagou Formation China.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Yinchuan (Pliocene of China)

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