Menops marshi Osborn 1902 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Allops marshi, Megacerops marshi

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1902. The four phyla of Oligocene titanotheres. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 16(8):91-109

Belongs to Menops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Mader 1989, Osborn 1902 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 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 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:

• Eocene of United States (3: South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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