Synthetoceras Stirton 1932 (protoceratid)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1932. A New Genus of Artiodactyla From the Clarendon Lower Pliocene of Texas. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 21(6):147-168

Parent taxon: Synthetoceratinae according to S. R. May 2019

See also Carroll 1988, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Prothero 1998, Prothero and Ludtke 2007, Stirton 1932, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Webb 1981 and Webb et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Kyptoceratini, Synthetoceratini

Subtaxa: Synthetoceras davisorum Synthetoceras tricornatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Hemphillian of United States (3: Alabama, Florida collections)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (10: Nebraska, Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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