Brontops bicornutus Osborn 1902 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Diploclonus bicornutus, Megacerops bicornutus

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1902. The four phyla of Oligocene titanotheres. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 16(8):91-109

Belongs to Brontops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Mader 1989, Mader and Alexander 1995, Osborn 1902, Osborn 1929 and Scott 1941

Sister taxa: Megacerops assiniboiensis, Megacerops coloradensis, Megacerops copei, Megacerops curtus, Megacerops elatus, Megacerops kuwagatarhinus, Megacerops osborni, Megacerops riggsi, Megacerops syceras, Brontops dispar, Brontops selwynianus, Brontops robustus, Brontops tyleri, Brontops brachycephalus, Teleodus avus, Allops crassicornus, Brontotherium medium, Diploclonus amplus, Menodus tichoceras, Menodus giganteus, Menodus dolichoceras, Menodus hypoceras, Menodus angustigenis, Menops serotinus, Menops varians, Menops marshi, Menops walcotti, Menops crassicornis, Menops bakeri, Titanotherium proutii, Symborodon acer, Symborodon torvus, Symborodon ophryas, Symborodon altirostris, Symborodon heloceras, Symborodon trigonoceras, Symborodon bucco

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quinn Draw (Middle Titanotherium Beds), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Quinn Draw (Middle Titanotherium Beds)

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