Caenolophus Matthew and Granger 1925 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Synonyms: Euryodon Xu et al. 1979, Teilhardia Prothero and Schoch 1989, Teilhardina Prothero and Schoch 1989

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1925. New mammals from the Shara Murun Eocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 196:1-11

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotoidea according to W. P. Wall and E. Manning 1986

See also Carroll 1988, Matthew and Granger 1925, Matthew and Granger 1926, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Amynodontidae, Eggysodontidae, Ergilia, Huananodon, Hyrachyidae, Hyracodontidae, Meschotherium, Ninxiatherium, Paraceratheriidae, Punjabitherium, Rhinocerotidae, Siamolophus, Symphysorrhachis, Toxotherium, Veragromovia

Subtaxa: Caenolophus magnus Caenolophus obliquus Caenolophus progressus Caenolophus promissus Caenolophus suprametalophus Teilhardia pretiosa

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Type: Caenolophus promissus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene to Oligocene of North Korea (1 collection)

• Eocene of China (8), North Korea (1)

Total: 10 collections including 16 occurrences

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