Symborodon altirostris Cope 1873 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combination: Titanotherium altirostris

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Synopsis of new Vertebrata from the Tertiary of Colorado obtained during the summer of 1873. Seventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories (extract)

Belongs to Symborodon according to E. D. Cope 1873

See also Mader 1989, Mader 1998, Osborn 1896, 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 marshi, Menops walcotti, Menops crassicornis, Menops bakeri, Titanotherium proutii, Symborodon acer, Symborodon torvus, Symborodon ophryas, Symborodon heloceras, Symborodon trigonoceras, Symborodon bucco

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Symborodon altirostris in the database

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