Hoploaceratherium Ginsburg and Heissig 1989 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: L. Ginsburg and K. Heissig. 1989. Hoploaceratherium, a new generic name for "Aceratherium" tetradactylum. The Evolution of Perissodactyls 418-421

Parent taxon: Aceratheriinae according to L. Ginsburg and K. Heissig 1989

See also Prothero and Schoch 1989

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

Subtaxa: Hoploaceratherium bavaricum Hoploaceratherium tetradactylum

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Type: Rhinoceros tetradactylus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Mongolia (2), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), Spain (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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