Molassitherium Becker et al. 2013 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: D. Becker, P.-O. Antoine, and O. Maridet. 2013. A new genus of Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the Oligocene of Europe. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(8):947-972

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotinae according to D. Becker et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Dicerorhinini, Elasmotheriini, Epiaceratherium, Rhinocerotini

Subtaxa: Molassitherium albigense Molassitherium delemontense

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Type: Acerotherium albigense

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Austria (1 collection), France (6), Germany (2), Italy (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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