Euceratherium collinum Furlong and Sinclair 1904 (shrub ox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Synonyms: Aftonius calvini Hay 1913, Euceratherium bizzelli Stovall 1937, Euceratherium sinclairi Furlong 1905, Preptoceras sinclairi Furlong 1905

Belongs to Euceratherium according to G. G. Simpson 1963

See also Alroy 2002, Carranza-Castaneda and Miller 1987, Frick 1937, Gazin 1933, Hay 1913, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Stovall 1937

Sister taxon: Euceratherium americanum

Subtaxa: Euceratherium collinum morrisi Preptoceras sinclairi neomexicana

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Type specimens:

  • Euceratherium collinum: UCMP 8751, a skull. Its type locality is Potter Creek Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in California.
  • Aftonius calvini:
  • Euceratherium bizzelli: Univ. Oklahoma Museum of Geology and Paleontology 701, a partial skull (crown of a skull with horns). Its type locality is Hydro, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial gravel in Oklahoma.
  • Preptoceras sinclairi:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (10: Arizona, California, Iowa, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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