Brontops tyleri Lull 1905 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Diploclonus tyleri, Megacerops tyleri

Full reference: R. S. Lull. 1905. Megacerops tyleri, a new species of titanothere from the Bad Lands of South Dakota. Journal of Geology 13(5):443-456

Belongs to Brontops according to B. J. Mader 1989

See also Lull 1905, Mader 1998 and Osborn 1929

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 bicornutus, 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: Amherst College Zoological Collection No. 327, a skeleton (mostly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Bear Creek (Middle Titanotherium Beds), which is in a Chadronian fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Bear Creek (Middle Titanotherium Beds)

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