Kalakotia simplicidentata Ranga Rao 1972 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Synonyms: Chasmotherium mckennai Sahni and Khare 1973, Schlosseria radinskyi Sahni and Khare 1973

Full reference: A. Ranga Rao. 1972. New mammalian genera and species from the Kalakot zone of Himalayan foot hills, Jammu & Kashmir State, India. Special Paper - India, Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Directorate of Geology 1(1):1-19

Belongs to Kalakotia according to A. Ranga Rao 1972

See also Sahni and Khare 1973 and Thewissen et al. 1987

Sister taxon: Aulaxolophus quadrangularis

Type specimens:

  • Kalakotia simplicidentata: ONG/K/10, a maxilla (right mandible with p3-m3). Its type locality is Sindkhatudi Bone Bed, which is in a Lutetian lagoonal mudstone/siltstone in India.
  • Chasmotherium mckennai: LUVP 15011, a maxilla (left P2-M3, right P1-M1). Its type locality is LU 1002, which is in a Lutetian terrestrial sandstone in the Subathu Formation of India.
  • Schlosseria radinskyi: LUVP 15013/1a, a mandible (left mandible with /p2-/m3). Its type locality is LU 1002, which is in a Lutetian terrestrial sandstone in the Subathu Formation of India.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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