Aphelops megalodus Cope 1873 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative combination: Aceratherium megalodum

Belongs to Aphelops according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Cope 1873, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Matthew 1932, Prothero 1998 and Prothero and Manning 1987

Sister taxa: Aphelops cristalatus, Aphelops jemezanus, Aphelops longipes, Aphelops malacorhinus, Aphelops mutilus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Quaternary of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Miocene of United States (97: California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 98 collections each including a single occurrence

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