Palaeosyops fontinalis Cope 1873 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Limnohyops fontinalis, Limnohyus fontinalis

Synonym: Eometarhinus huerfanensis Osborn 1919

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. On the new perissodactyles from the Bridger Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-2

Belongs to Palaeosyops according to B. J. Mader 2010

See also Cope 1873, Earle 1891, Gunnell and Yarborough 2000, Mader 1998, Osborn 1919, Osborn 1929 and Robinson 1966

Sister taxa: Palaeosyops junius, Palaeosyops manteoceras, Palaeosyops paludosus, Palaeosyops robustus, Palaeosyops ultimus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of United States (38: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 38 collections including 39 occurrences

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