Peraceras Cope 1880 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. A new genus of Rhinocerotidae. The American Naturalist 14(7):540

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Hay 1902, Prothero 1998 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Acerorhinus, Alicornops, Aphelops, Chilotheridium, Chilotheriini, Dromoceratherium, Floridaceras, Galushaceras, Hoploaceratherium, Mesaceratherium, Proaceratherium, Subchilotherium, Teleoceratini

Subtaxa: Peraceras hessei Peraceras profectum Peraceras superciliosum Peraceras superciliosus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (69: California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 69 collections including 73 occurrences

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