Umbrotherium Hurzeler and Engesser 1976 (giraffe)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Giraffidae

Full reference: J. Hurzeler and B. Engesser. 1976. Les faunes de mammiferes neogenes du Bassin de Baccinello (Grosseto, Italie). Comptes Rendus de la Academie des Sciences Paris, Serie D 283:333-336

Parent taxon: Giraffidae according to L. Abbazzi et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Birgerbohlinia, Bohlinia, Bohlininae, Canthumerycinae, Decennatherium, Giraffinae, Giraffini, Giraffokerycinae, Helladotherium, Honanotherium, Libytherium, Okapiinae, Okapini, Palaeogiraffa, Palaeotragus, Progiraffa, Propalaeomeryx, Samotherium, Sivatheriinae, Vishnutherium

Subtaxa: Umbrotherium azzarolii

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Type: Umbrotherium azzarolii

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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