Rhinoceros perimensis Falconer and Cautley 1847 (one-horned rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: H. Falconer and P. T. Cautley. 1847. Fauna Antiqua Sivalensis. Being the fossil zoology of the Sewalik Hills in the north of India. Illustrations–Part VIII Suidae and Rhinocerotidae.

Belongs to Rhinoceros according to H. Falconer and P. T. Cautley 1847

Sister taxa: Rhinoceros (Ceratorhinus), Rhinoceros goldfussii, Rhinoceros leptodon, Rhinoceros leptorhinus, Rhinoceros minutus, Rhinoceros pacificus, Rhinoceros palaeindicus, Rhinoceros philippinensis, Rhinoceros platyrhinus, Rhinoceros sivalensis, Rhinoceros sondaicus, Rhinoceros unicornis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Perim Island, which is in a Tortonian terrestrial horizon in the Piram Conglomerate Formation of India

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Perim Island

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