†family Anthracotheriidae Leidy 1869 (anthracothere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Anthracotheridae

Parent taxon: Hippopotamoidea according to L. Scherler et al. 2019

See also Andrews 1906, Anyonge 1991, Boisserie et al. 2011, Boisserie et al. 2005, Boisserie et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gregory 1910, Hay 1902, Jaekel 1911, Lambe 1908, Leidy 1873, McKenna and Bell 1997, Montgelard et al. 1997, Pilgrim 1940, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Sahni and Khare 1971, Scott 1940, Spaulding et al. 2009 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Anthracothema, Epirigenys, Hippopotamidae, Myaingtherium, Siamotherium

Subtaxa: Aepinacodon Afromeryx Ancodon Anthracochoerus Anthracosenex Anthracotheriinae Atopotherium Bothriodontinae Bugtitherium Bunobrachyodus Choeromeryx Elliottherium Elotherium Gonotelma Hemimeryx Heothema Huananothema Kukusepasutanka Masritherium Merycops Microbunodontinae Pachychoerops Parabrachyodus Probrachyodus Qatraniodon Sivameryx Telmatodon Ulausuodon

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Type: Anthracotherium

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (3 collections), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), Chad (1), Egypt (2), France (10), Germany (1), Greece (1), India (4), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (8), Libya (1), Namibia (1), Nepal (3), Pakistan (36), Portugal (5), Switzerland (3), Thailand (2), Tunisia (4), Uganda (6), United States (8: Delaware, Nebraska, New Jersey, South Dakota, Texas)

• Harrisonian of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (4: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Arikareean of Panama (1), United States (6: California, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene to Miocene of France (1), Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of Canada (5: Saskatchewan), China (7), the Czech Republic (3), Egypt (12), France (25), Georgia (1), Germany (6), India (1), Italy (6), Japan (3), Kenya (3), Libya (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (12), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (9), United States (15: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (5: Saskatchewan), China (31), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mongolia (5), Myanmar (18), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Thailand (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (2)

Total: 322 collections including 416 occurrences

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