Megacerops kuwagatarhinus Mader and Alexander 1995 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Full reference: B. J. Mader and J. P. Alexander. 1995. Megacerops kuwagatarhinus n. sp., an Unusual Brontothere (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) with Distally Forked Horns. Journal of Paleontology 69(3):581-587

Belongs to Megacerops according to M. C. Mihlbachler et al. 2004

See also Mader and Alexander 1995

Sister taxa: Megacerops assiniboiensis, Megacerops coloradensis, Megacerops copei, Megacerops curtus, Megacerops elatus, Megacerops osborni, Megacerops riggsi, Megacerops syceras, Brontops dispar, Brontops selwynianus, Brontops robustus, 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 Capitol Rock (Lower), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in Montana

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (2: Colorado, Montana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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