Toxotherium Wood 1961 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Full reference: H. E. Wood. 1961. Planiceps Scott & Osborn, 1887 (Hyracodon): Proposed supression under the plenary powers as a nomen dubium (Mammalia). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 18(3):208-208

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

See also Harris 1967, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Wood 1961

Sister taxa: Amynodontidae, Caenolophus, Eggysodontidae, Ergilia, Huananodon, Hyrachyidae, Hyracodontidae, Meschotherium, Ninxiatherium, Paraceratheriidae, Punjabitherium, Rhinocerotidae, Siamolophus, Symphysorrhachis, Veragromovia

Subtaxa: Toxotherium hunteri

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Type: Toxotherium hunteri

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (9: North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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