Aceratherium Kaup 1834 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative spelling: Acerotherium

Full reference: J. J. Kaup. 1834. Description d'Ossements Fossiles de Mammifères Inconnus Jusqu'à-Présent. 3:33-64

Parent taxon: Aceratherini according to T. Kaya and K. Heissig 2001

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Owen 1848 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Persiatherium, Plesiaceratherium

Subtaxa: Aceratherium incisivum Aceratherium persistens

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Type: Rhinoceros incisivus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Neogene of Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (3), Egypt (1), France (7), Georgia (2), Germany (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (5), Moldova (7), Pakistan (1), Poland (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (5), Slovakia (1), Spain (9), Switzerland (2), Syria (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), Ukraine (10)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), China (1), Georgia (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (1)

Total: 80 collections including 88 occurrences

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