Brontops robustus Marsh 1887 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Brontotherium robustum, Megacerops robustus, Menodus robustus, Titanotherium robustum

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1887. Notice of new fossil mammals. American Journal of Science 34(202):323-331

Belongs to Brontops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Clark and Beerbower 1967, Hay 1902, Mader 1989, Marsh 1887, Osborn 1896, Osborn 1902, Osborn 1929 and Osborn and Wortman 1895

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 bicornutus, 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 Peanut Peak, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Peanut Peak

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