Chilotheridium Hooijer 1971 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: D. A. Hooijer. 1971. A new rhinoceros from the late Miocene of Loperot, Turkana District, Kenya. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 142(3):339-392

Parent taxon: Aceratheriinae according to D. R. Prothero and R. M. Schoch 1989

See also Hooijer 1971

Sister taxa: Acerorhinus, Alicornops, Aphelops, Chilotheriini, Dromoceratherium, Floridaceras, Galushaceras, Hoploaceratherium, Mesaceratherium, Peraceras, Proaceratherium, Subchilotherium, Teleoceratini

Subtaxa: Chilotheridium pattersoni

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Type: Chilotheridium pattersoni

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Kenya (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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