Metatelmatherium Granger and Gregory 1938 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Full reference: W. Granger and W. K. Gregory. 1938. A New Titanothere Genus From the Upper Eocene of Mongolia and North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 74(4):435-436

Parent taxon: Brontotheridae according to B. J. Mader 2008

See also Carroll 1988, Granger and Gregory 1943, Mihlbachler 2008 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Balochititanops, Brontopinae, Brontotheriinae, Danjiangia, Dolichorhininae, Embolotheriinae, Eotitanopinae, Epimanteoceratinae, Lambdotherium, Menodontidae, Menodus, Menops, Mulkrajanops, Pakotitanops, Palaeosyopinae, Sivatitanops, Sthenodectes, Symborodon, Xylotitan

Subtaxa: Metatelmatherium cristatum Metatelmatherium lahirii Metatelmatherium parvum Metatelmatherium ultimum

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection), Myanmar (3), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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