†family Anthracotheriidae Leidy 1869 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae

Parent taxon: Hippopotamoidea according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

See also Andrews 1906, Anyonge 1991, Boisserie et al. 2011, Boisserie et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gregory 1910, Lambe 1908, McKenna and Bell 1997, Montgelard et al. 1997, Pilgrim 1940, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Sahni and Khare 1971, Scott 1940, Spaulding et al. 2009 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Anthracokeryx, Anthracothema, Anthracotheriinae, Bothriodontinae, Epirigenys, Hippopotamidae, Microbunodontinae, Myaingtherium, Siamotherium

Subtaxa: Aepinacodon Afromeryx Ancodon Anthracochoerus Anthracosenex Atopotherium Bugtitherium Bunobrachyodus Choeromeryx Gonotelma Hemimeryx Heothema Huananothema Kukusepasutanka Masritherium Merycops Pachychoerops Parabrachyodus Probrachyodus Qatraniodon Sivameryx Telmatodon Ulausuodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (1 collection), India (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (7), Libya (1), Nepal (2), Pakistan (33), Tunisia (1), Uganda (3), United States (1: Delaware)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Montana)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of China (2), Egypt (2), Georgia (1), Germany (1), India (1), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Pakistan (8), Switzerland (1), United States (1: South Dakota)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (16), Mongolia (3), Myanmar (1), Pakistan (1), Thailand (1), United States (7: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah)

Total: 104 collections including 125 occurrences

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