Anthracotherium Cuvier 1822 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Synonym: Anthracohyus Pilgrim and Cotter 1916

Parent taxon: Anthracotheriinae according to L. Scherler et al. 2018

See also Boisserie et al. 2005, Boisserie et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Lambe 1908, McKenna and Bell 1997, Orliac et al. 2010, Owen 1848, Pilgrim and Cotter 1916 and Tsubamoto et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Anthracotherium bumbachense, Anthracotherium illyricum, Heptacodon, Nabotherium, Paenanthracotherium, Prominatherium

Subtaxa: Anthracotherium alsaticum Anthracotherium bellia Anthracotherium bugtiense Anthracotherium chaimanei Anthracotherium changlingensis Anthracotherium chengbiensis Anthracotherium crassum Anthracotherium cuvieri Anthracotherium gungkangensis Anthracotherium kwablianicum Anthracotherium magnum Anthracotherium monsvialense Anthracotherium pangan Anthracotherium pygmaeum Anthracotherium seckbachense Anthracotherium silistrense Anthracotherium sinense Anthracotherium tenuis Anthracotherium thailandicus Anthracotherium valdense Anthracotherium verhoeveni

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Type: Anthracotherium magnum

Ecology: amphibious herbivore


• Miocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of China (4), the Czech Republic (1), France (11), Georgia (1), Germany (3), Italy (6), Pakistan (2), Switzerland (4)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (6), Myanmar (17), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 63 collections including 77 occurrences

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