Ceratotherium Gray 1868 (white rhino)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotini according to T. Deng et al. 2011

See also Antoine and Saraç 2005, Böhme et al. 2017, Carroll 1988, Geraads 2017, Loose 1975, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Theodorou et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Coelodonta, Dicerorhinus, Diceros, Dicerotina, Dihoplus, Elasmotheriina, Lartetotherium, Rhinoceros, Rhinocerotina, Ronzotherium, Shennongtherium, Stephanorhinus

Subtaxa: Ceratotherium cottoni Ceratotherium mauritanicum Ceratotherium neumayri Ceratotherium simum

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), Djibouti (1), Egypt (2), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (28), Kenya (25), Libya (2), Morocco (3), South Africa (8), Tanzania (20)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (5), Kenya (12), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Chad (3), Ethiopia (13), Kenya (6), Malawi (1), Morocco (1), South Africa (5), Tanzania (25), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (3), South Africa (3), Uganda (7)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (2)

• Miocene of Greece (3), Kenya (4), South Africa (1), Turkey (4)

Total: 196 collections including 213 occurrences

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