Arretotherium fricki Macdonald and Schultz 1956 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald and C. B. Schultz. 1956. Arretotherium fricki, A New Miocene Anthracothere from Nebraska. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 4(3):53-67

Belongs to Arretotherium according to J. R. Macdonald and C. B. Schultz 1956

Sister taxa: Arretotherium acridens, Arretotherium leptodus, Arretotherium meridionale

Type specimen: UNSM 5764, a skull (A badly crushed cranium with right P \ M1 - M2, M3 (roots), and left C/-P1 (alveoli), P2-M3, (W+)). Its type locality is Hemingford Quarry 12, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (3: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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