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Euceratherium (shrub-ox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Euceratherium was named by Furlong and Sinclair (1904). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Caprinae by Kurten and Anderson (1980); and to Bovidae by Furlong and Sinclair (1904), Schultz and Howard (1935), Stovall (1937) and Carroll (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Euceratherium Furlong and Sinclair
1905Preptoceras Furlong
1913Aftonius Hay p. 6
1935Euceratherium Schultz and Howard p. 290
1935Preptoceras Schultz and Howard p. 291
1937Euceratherium Stovall p. 453
1937Preptoceras Stovall p. 453
1980Euceratherium Kurten and Anderson p. 330
1988Euceratherium Carroll

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
genusEuceratheriumFurlong and Sinclair 1904

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:01:17
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Irvingtonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 1.80000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (21 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Guatemala (Guatemala) Euceratherium indet. (189384)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0USA (New Mexico) Euceratherium collinum (93255)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Iowa) Aftonius calvini (20556)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Nevada) Euceratherium collinum (20010 20012)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Euceratherium americanum, Taurotragus americanus (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3Canada (Saskatchewan) Euceratherium sp. (20563)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (California) Euceratherium sp. (20127 20128 20294 20387)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Euceratherium collinum (155393)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Euceratherium collinum (93250 155409) Euceratherium sp. (74235)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) Euceratherium sp. (76060)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Mexico (Nuevo Leon) Preptoceras sp. (71345)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Illinois) Taurotragus americanus (93486)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Oklahoma) Euceratherium bizzelli (93254)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) Euceratherium collinum, Preptoceras sinclairi (93281)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0USA (Arizona) Euceratherium collinum (93374)