Palaeosyops Leidy 1870 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Synonyms: Eometarhinus Osborn 1919, Limnohyops Marsh 1890, Limnohyus Marsh 1872, Palaeosyops Marsh 1872

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 25th, 1870]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(3):113-114

Parent taxon: Palaeosyopinae according to B. J. Mader 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Earle 1891, Gazin 1976, Gunnell and Yarborough 2000, Hay 1902, Leidy 1870, Leidy 1873, Lucas et al. 1982, Mader 1989, Mader 1998, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1914, Osborn 1929, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Robinson 1966 and Scott 1913

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Palaeosyops fontinalis Palaeosyops junius Palaeosyops manteoceras Palaeosyops paludosus Palaeosyops robustus Palaeosyops ultimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of United States (58: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 58 collections including 65 occurrences

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