Tylocephalonyx Coombs 1979 (chalicothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

Full reference: M. C. Coombs. 1979. Tylocephalonyx, a new genus of North American dome-skulled chalicotheres (Mammalia, Perissodactyla). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 164(1):1-64

Parent taxon: Schizotheriinae according to D. Geraads et al. 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Coombs 1979, Coombs 1998 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Ancylotheriopus, Ancylotherium, Borissiakia, Macrotherium, Metaschizotherium, Phyllotillon

Subtaxa: Tylocephalonyx skinneri

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Type: Tylocephalonyx skinneri

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Miocene of United States (22: Delaware, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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