Anthracotherium pangan Pilgrim and Cotter 1916 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Alternative combination: Anthracothema pangan

Synonyms: Anthracohyus palustris Pilgrim and Cotter 1916, Anthracohyus rubricae Pilgrim and Cotter 1916, Anthracothema palustre Pilgrim and Cotter 1916, Anthracothema rubricae Pilgrim and Cotter 1916

Full reference: G. E. Pilgrim and G. P. Cotter. 1916. Some newly discovered Eocene mammals from Burma. Records of the Geological Survey of India 47:42-77

Belongs to Anthracotherium according to T. Tsubamoto et al. 2002

See also Pilgrim 1928 and Pilgrim and Cotter 1916

Sister taxa: Anthracotherium alsaticum, Anthracotherium bellia, Anthracotherium bugtiense, Anthracotherium chaimanei, Anthracotherium changlingensis, Anthracotherium chengbiensis, Anthracotherium crassum, Anthracotherium cuvieri, Anthracotherium gungkangensis, Anthracotherium kwablianicum, Anthracotherium magnum, Anthracotherium monsvialense, Anthracotherium pygmaeum, Anthracotherium seckbachense, Anthracotherium silistrense, Anthracotherium sinense, Anthracotherium tenuis, Anthracotherium thailandicus, Anthracotherium valdense, Anthracotherium verhoeveni

Type specimens:

  • Anthracotherium pangan: GSI B619, a maxilla (left maxillary fragment with M2-3). Its type locality is Pakokku District, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.
  • Anthracohyus rubricae: Its type locality is Pakokku District, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.
  • Anthracothema palustre: Its type locality is Pakokku District, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.

Ecology: amphibious herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Myanmar (8 collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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