Palaeotherium pomeli Franzen 1968 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae

Belongs to Palaeotherium according to Franzen 1968

See also Hooker 1986

Sister taxa: Palaeotherium cartieri, Palaeotherium castrense, Palaeotherium crassum, Palaeotherium crusafonti, Palaeotherium curtum, Palaeotherium duvali, Palaeotherium eocaenum, Palaeotherium giganteum, Palaeotherium isselanum, Palaeotherium lautricense, Palaeotherium magnum, Palaeotherium maximum, Palaeotherium medium, Palaeotherium minus, Palaeotherium muehlbergi, Palaeotherium renevieri, Palaeotherium ruetimeyeri, Palaeotherium siderolithicum, Palaeotherium tapiroides

Type specimen: NMB Cst-157, a mandible. Its type locality is La Badayre, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial horizon in the Castrais Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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