Desmatotherium Scott 1883 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Synonyms: Chasmotheriodes, Chasmotheroides Wood 1934

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1883. Two new Eocene lophiodonts. Contributions from the E. M. Museum of Geology and Archeology of Princeton College 3(4):46-53

Parent taxon: Ceratomorpha according to M. W. Colbert and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Hay 1902, Hough 1955, Matthew 1909, Osborn 1923, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Radinsky 1963, Schoch 1984, Schoch 1989, Scott 1883, Troxell 1922 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Breviodon, Deperetellidea, Fouchia, Karagalax, Lophialetidea, Parabreviodon, Rhinocerotoidea, Selenaletes, Tapiridea, Tapiroidea

Subtaxa: Desmatotherium fissum Desmatotherium intermedius

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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