Metarhinus Osborn 1908 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Synonyms: Heterotitanops Peterson 1914, Rhadinorhinus Riggs 1912

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1908. New or little known titanotheres from the Eocene and Oligocene. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(32):599-617

Parent taxon: Brontotheriinae according to M. C. Mihlbachler and T. A. Deméré 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Mader 1998, Mader 2008, Mader 2009, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1908, Osborn 1914, Osborn 1929, Peterson 1914, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Riggs 1912

Sister taxa: Acrotitan, Brontotheriini, Bunobrontops, Desmatotitan, Dolichorhinini, Embolotheriita, Protitanotherium, Telmatherium

Subtaxa: Heterotitanops parvus Metarhinus cristatus Metarhinus diploconus Metarhinus earlei Metarhinus fluviatilis Metarhinus pater Telmatherium accola Telmatherium advocata

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (20: California, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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