Palaeotherium siderolithicum Pictet and Humbert 1869 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae

Belongs to Palaeotherium according to Pictet and Humbert 1869

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 pomeli, Palaeotherium renevieri, Palaeotherium ruetimeyeri, Palaeotherium tapiroides

Type specimen: MGL 636/1644, a maxilla. Its type locality is Mormont Eclepens, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial horizon in Switzerland.

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (17 collections), Switzerland (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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