Sphenocoelus uintensis Osborn 1895 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Synonyms: Dolichorhinus blairi Cook 1926, Dolichorhinus bridgeri Cook 1926, Dolichorhinus harundivoras Cook 1926, Sphenocoelus blairi Cook 1926, Sphenocoelus bridgeri Cook 1926, Sphenocoelus harundivoras Cook 1926, Tanyorhinus blairi Cook 1926, Tanyorhinus bridgeri Cook 1926, Tanyorhinus harundivoras Cook 1926

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1895. Fossil mammals of the Uinta Basin. Expedition of 1894. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 7(2):71-105

Belongs to Sphenocoelus according to B. J. Mader 2008

See also Hay 1902, Mader 1998, Mihlbachler 2008, Osborn 1895 and Tedford et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Sphenocoelus hyognathus, Sphenocoelus intermedius, Dolichorhinus vallidens

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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