Ancylotherium Gaudry 1863 (chalicothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

Synonyms: Chemositia Pickford 1979, Gansuodon Wu and Chen 1976, Hoangkotherium Unknown

Parent taxon: Schizotheriinae according to D. Geraads et al. 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Theodorou et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Ancylotheriopus, Borissiakia, Macrotherium, Metaschizotherium, Phyllotillon, Tylocephalonyx

Subtaxa: Ancylotherium hellenicum Ancylotherium pentelicum

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Quaternary of Ethiopia (8 collections)

• Pliocene of Tanzania (4)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Bulgaria (1), Greece (11), Kenya (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Turkey (2)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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