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Metarhinus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Metarhinus Osborn
1908Metarhinus earlei Osborn
1912Metarhinus cristatus Riggs
1912Rhadinorhinus Riggs
1912Metarhinus Riggs p. 25
1912Metarhinus cristatus Riggs p. 28
1912Rhadinorhinus Riggs p. 36
1914Metarhinus Osborn p. 405
1914Rhadinorhinus Osborn p. 405
1914Heterotitanops Peterson
1914Heterotitanops parvus Peterson
1926Telmatherium accola Cook
1926Telmatherium advocata Cook
1926Telmatherium accola Cook pp. 16-17
1926Telmatherium advocata Cook pp. 17-18
1988Metarhinus Carroll
1988Rhadinorhinus Carroll
1989Rhadinorhinus Prothero and Schoch p. 536
1998Metarhinus Mader p. 530
2008Metarhinus Mader p. 8
2008Metarhinus Mihlbachler p. 413
2010Metarhinus Mihlbachler and Deméré

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontotheriinaeMarsh 1873
genusMetarhinus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. J. Mader 2008Medium sized (length P2 to M3 approximately 137–157 mm) dolichorhinine brontothere with
prominent orbits and a very deep lateral nasal incision. Often there is no upper diastema and the suborbital protuberance may be small.