Brachyodus Deperet 1895 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae

Full reference: C. Deperet. 1895. Uber die Fauna von miocanen Wirbeltheieren aus der ersten Mediterranstufe von Eggenburg. Sitzb. Math-Nat. Cl. Ak. Wiss. Wien 104(1):395-416

Parent taxon: Bothriodontinae according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Holroyd et al. 2010, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prasad 1964, Prasad 1967 and Rasmussen and Gutierrez 2009

Sister taxa: Arretotherium, Bakalovia, Bothriodon, Bothriogenys, Elomeryx, Libycosaurus, Merycopotamus, Octacodon

Subtaxa: Brachyodus hui Brachyodus manchharensis Brachyodus moneyi Brachyodus onoideum

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Type: Anthracotherium onoideum

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), Egypt (2), France (10), India (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (1), Libya (1), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Portugal (5), Switzerland (1)

• Oligocene of China (1), Kenya (2), Libya (1)

• Eocene of China (1)

Total: 32 collections including 36 occurrences

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