Kalakotia Ranga Rao 1972 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Synonym: Aulaxolophus Ranga Rao 1972

Full reference: A. Ranga Rao. 1972. New mammalian genera and species from the Kalakot zone of Himalayan foot hills, Jammu & Kashmir State, India. Special Paper - India, Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Directorate of Geology 1(1):1-19

Parent taxon: Tapiromorpha according to M. W. Colbert 2005

See also Prothero and Schoch 1989, Ranga Rao 1972 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Ancylopoda, Breviodontidae, Cardiolophus, Ceratomorpha, Homogalax, Isectolophidae, Isectolophus, Lophialetidae, Rhodopagidae, Systemodon, Schizotheriodes, Isectolophomorpha, Rhinotapiromorpha

Subtaxa: Aulaxolophus quadrangularis Kalakotia simplicidentata

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (2 collections), Pakistan (3)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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