Sphenocoelus hyognathus Osborn 1889 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Dolichorhinus hyognathus, Palaeosyops hyognathus, Telmatherium hyognathum

Synonyms: Dolichorhinus cornutum Osborn 1895, Dolichorhinus cornutus Osborn 1895, Dolichorhinus longiceps Douglass 1909, Sphenocoelus cornutum Osborn 1895, Telmatotherium cornutum Osborn 1895

Belongs to Sphenocoelus according to B. J. Mader 2008

See also Hay 1902, Mader 1989, Mader 1998, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1908, Osborn 1929, Peterson 1924 and Riggs 1912

Sister taxa: Sphenocoelus intermedius, Sphenocoelus uintensis, Dolichorhinus vallidens

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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