Peraceras superciliosum Cope 1880 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonym: Peraceras troxelli Matthew 1918

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. A new genus of Rhinocerotidae. The American Naturalist 14(7):540

Belongs to Peraceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Matthew 1918, Prothero 1998 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxa: Peraceras hessei, Peraceras profectum, Peraceras superciliosus

Type specimens:

  • Peraceras superciliosum: AMNH 8380, a skull
  • Peraceras troxelli: AMNH 14434, a skull. Its type locality is Troxell's Rhino, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (27: California, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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