Titanotherium proutii Leidy 1850 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Menodus proutii, Palaeotherium proutii

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 17th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):121-122

Belongs to Titanotherium according to J. Leidy 1853

See also Cope 1891, Hay 1902, Leidy 1850, Leidy 1856, Leidy 1857, Mader 1989, Mader 1998 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, Symborodon acer, Symborodon torvus, Symborodon ophryas, Symborodon altirostris, Symborodon heloceras, Symborodon trigonoceras, Symborodon bucco

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Conglomerate Creek (Eocene of Saskatchewan)

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