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Rhinoceros leptorhinus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Rhinoceros leptorhinus was named by Cuvier (1822).

It was considered a nomen dubium by Loose (1975).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Rhinoceros leptorhinus Cuvier p. 71
1846Rhinoceros leptorhinus Owen p. 356

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyRhinocerotinae
tribeRhinocerotini
genusRhinoceros
speciesleptorhinusCuvier 1822

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: browserg
Created: 2005-08-31 15:10:07
Modified: 2005-08-31 17:10:41
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Zanclean to the top of the Piacenzian or 5.33300 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6France Rhinoceros leptorhinus (56693)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Belgium (Antwerpen) Rhinoceros leptorhinus (66958)