Amphicaenopus Wood 1927 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: H. E. Wood. 1927. Some early Tertiary rhinoceroses and hyracodonts. Bulletins of American Paleontology 13(50):1-105

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotidae according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Prothero 1998, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Wood 1927

Sister taxa: Aceratheriinae, Aceratheriini, Anchisodon tubifer, Atelodus, Diceratheriinae, Dicerorhininae, Forstercooperia crudus, Gigantamynodon akespensis, Gulfoceras, Huangotherium, Iranotheriinae, Menoceratinae, Penetrigonias, Rhinoceros crassus, Rhinoceros oregonensis, Rhinocerotinae, Subhyracodon, Teleoceratinae, Teletaceras, Trigonias, Uintaceras, Woodoceras, Zalabis

Subtaxa: Amphicaenopus platycephalus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: North Dakota collection)

• Oligocene of United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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