Diceratherium armatum Marsh 1875 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonyms: Aceratherium truquianum Cope 1879, Diceratherium gregorii Peterson 1920, Diceratherium lobatum Troxell 1921, Metacaenopus gregorii Peterson 1920

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science 9(51):239-250

Belongs to Diceratherium according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Albright 1999, Green 1958, Hay 1902, Macdonald 1963, Macdonald 1970, Marsh 1875, Peterson 1920, Troxell 1921 and Wood 1960

Sister taxa: Diceratherium annectens, Diceratherium matutinum, Diceratherium niobrarense, Diceratherium niobrarensis, Diceratherium persistens, Diceratherium radtkei, Diceratherium tridactylum, Diceratherium truquianum

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Miocene of United States (2: Nebraska, Texas collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (3: Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (6: Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (3: Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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