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† Paraceratherium

Paraceratherium

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Unterklasse: Eutheria  ⇒ Überordnung: Laurasiatheria  ⇒ Ordnung: Perissodactyla  ⇒ Klade: Tapiromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Ceratomorpha  ⇒ Überfamilie: Rhinocerotoidea  ⇒ Familie: Paraceratheriidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Paraceratheriinae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Forster Cooper, 1911

Other languages

scientific

Paraceratherium

Alternative Name

scientific

Baluchitherium

Forster Cooper, 1913
Ref.: R. L. Carroll. 1988. Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution

scientific

Indricotherium

Borissiak, 1916
Ref.: R. L. Carroll. 1988. Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution

scientific

Thaumastotherium

Forster-Cooper, 1913
Ref.: C. Forster-Cooper. 1913. Thaumastotherium osbosni, a new genus of perissodactyl from the Upper Oligocene deposits of the Bugti Hills of Baluchistan. Preliminary notice. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12:376-381

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 33.9 Ma - End age: 23.03 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Cenozoic
(Känozoikum)
Paleogene
(Paläogen)
Oligocene
(Oligozän)
Chattian
(Chattium)
Rupelian
(Rupelium)
23.03
28.4
28.4
33.9

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial
Diet:

browser

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 7)

Taxonomic assignment (6)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • Y.-X. Li, 2017 - New fossils of paraceratheres (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) from the Early Oligocene of the Lanzhou Basin, Gansu Province, China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (56), 367-381 (journal article, English)
  • H. Wang, 2016 - Earliest known unequivocal rhinocerotoid sheds new light on the origin of Giant Rhinos and phylogeny of early rhinocerotoids - Scientific Reports (6), 39607-9 (journal article, English)
  • Z. Qiu, 2007 - Paracerathere Fossils of China - Palaeontologia Sinica, New Series C (193), 1-396 (journal article, English)
  • S. G. Lucas, 1996 - The giant rhinoceros Paraceratherium from the late Oligocene at Aktau Mountain, southeastern Kazakhstan, and its biochronological significance - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte (1996), 539-548 (journal article, English)
  • M. Fortelius, 1993 - The largest land mammal ever imagined - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (108), 85-101 (journal article, English)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • H. F. Osborn, 1923 - Baluchitherium grangeri, a giant hornless rhinoceros from Mongolia - American Museum Novitates (78), 1-15 (journal article, English)
  • C. Forster-Cooper, 1913 - Thaumastotherium osbosni, a new genus of perissodactyl from the Upper Oligocene deposits of the Bugti Hills of Baluchistan. Preliminary notice - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12), 376-381 (journal article, English)
  • C. Forster-Cooper, 1913 - Correction of generic name (Thaumastotherium to Baluchitherium) - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12), 504- (journal article, English)