†family Amynodontidae Scott and Osborn 1883 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

Alternative spelling: Amynodontinae

Full reference: W. B. Scott and H. F. Osborn. 1883. On the Skull of the Eocene Rhinoceros, Orthocynodon, and the Relation of This Genus to Other Members of the Group. Contributions from the E. M. Museum of Geology and Archaeology of Princeton College, Bulletin 3(1):3-22

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotoidea according to H. Wang et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Dashzeveg 1996, Hay 1902, Holbrook 1999, Hough 1955, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Radinsky 1966 and Wall and Manning 1986

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

Subtaxa: Amynodon Amynodontinae Amynodontopsis Andarakodon Cadurcodontini Cadurcotheriinae Gigantamynodon Gigantamynodon cessator Gigantamynodon giganteus Gigantamynodon maguanensis Metamynodontini Orthocynodon Paramynodontinae Rostriamynodon Rostriamynodontinae Sharamynodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Myanmar (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (7), France (5), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (4), Pakistan (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), United States (6: Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene to Oligocene of China (3), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), China (35), Hungary (2), Japan (5), Kazakhstan (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (9), Myanmar (26), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (77: California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 197 collections including 239 occurrences

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