Rhinoceros unicornis Linnaeus 1758 (Indian rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Rhinoceros according to T. Deng et al. 2011

See also Colbert 2005, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Rhinoceros (Ceratorhinus), Rhinoceros goldfussii, Rhinoceros leptodon, Rhinoceros leptorhinus, Rhinoceros minutus, Rhinoceros pacificus, Rhinoceros palaeindicus, Rhinoceros perimensis, Rhinoceros philippinensis, Rhinoceros platyrhinus, Rhinoceros sivalensis, Rhinoceros sondaicus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 50.0, humerus diameter 55.0, radius diameter 37.0, tibia diameter 52.7

Estimated body mass: 572.2 kg based on femur diameter, humerus diameter, and tibia diameter

Distribution: found only at Kedung Brubus (Quaternary of Indonesia)

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