Menoceras Troxell 1921 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative spelling: Diceratherium (Menoceras)

Synonym: Moschoedestes Stevens et al. 1969

Parent taxon: Menoceratinae according to D. R. Prothero 1998

See also Carroll 1988, Matthew 1931, Prothero 2005, Prothero et al. 1989, Prothero and Manning 1987, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Tanner 1969, Wilson and Schiebout 1981 and Wood 1964

Sister taxa: Pleuroceros, Protaceratherium

Subtaxa: Menoceras arikarense Menoceras barbouri

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (1 collection), Panama (2), United States (31: California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (17: Florida, Nebraska, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 52 collections including 55 occurrences

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