Menops walcotti Osborn 1916 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Allops walcotti, Menodus walcotti

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1916. Two new Oligocene titanotheres. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 35(40):1-4

Belongs to Menops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Clark and Beerbower 1967, Mader 1989 and Osborn 1916

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 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 Corral Draw (Lower Titanotherium Beds), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Corral Draw (Lower Titanotherium Beds)

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