Brontops dispar Marsh 1887

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Megacerops dispar, Titanotherium dispar

Synonyms: Brontops validus Marsh 1891, Titanotherium validum Marsh 1891

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1887. Notice of new fossil mammals. American Journal of Science 34(202):323-331

Belongs to Brontops according to B. J. Mader 1998

See also Clark and Beerbower 1967, Hay 1902, Mader 1989, Marsh 1887, Osborn 1896, Osborn 1902, Osborn 1929 and Osborn and Wortman 1895

Sister taxa: Megacerops assiniboiensis, Megacerops coloradensis, Megacerops copei, Megacerops curtus, Megacerops elatus, Megacerops kuwagatarhinus, Megacerops osborni, Megacerops riggsi, Megacerops syceras, 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 altirostris, Symborodon heloceras, Symborodon trigonoceras, Symborodon bucco

Type specimens:

  • Brontops dispar: Its type locality is Warbonnet Creek (Chadron), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in Nebraska
  • Brontops validus:

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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