Menops bakeri Stovall 1948 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combination: Menodus bakeri

Full reference: J. W. Stovall. 1948. Chadron vertebrate fossils from below the Rim Rock of Presidio County, Texas. American Journal of Science 246(2):75-95

Belongs to Menops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Mader 1989 and Stovall 1948

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 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, Titanotherium proutii, Symborodon acer, Symborodon torvus, Symborodon ophryas, Symborodon altirostris, Symborodon heloceras, Symborodon trigonoceras, Symborodon bucco

Type specimen: Its type locality is Big Red Horizon (Main Fossil Level), which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Chambers Tuff Formation of Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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