Metarhinus fluviatilis Osborn 1908 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Synonym: Metarhinus riparius Riggs 1912

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1908. New or little known titanotheres from the Eocene and Oligocene. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(32):599-617

Belongs to Metarhinus according to B. J. Mader 2008

See also Mader 1998, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1908 and Riggs 1912

Sister taxa: Metarhinus cristatus, Metarhinus diploconus, Metarhinus earlei, Metarhinus pater, Telmatherium accola, Telmatherium advocata, Heterotitanops parvus

Type specimens:

  • Metarhinus fluviatilis: Its type locality is White River (Upper Uinta B1), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah
  • Metarhinus riparius: FMNH 12186.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at White River (Upper Uinta B1)

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