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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  ⇒ Familie: Rhinocerotidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Rhinocerotinae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


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.

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Deng, 2003

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 33.9 Ma - End age: 0 Ma
Upper Pleistocene

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


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  • T. Deng, 2011 - Out of Tibet: Pliocene woolly rhino suggests high-plateau origin of Ice Age megaherbivores - Science (333), 1285-1288 (journal article, English)
  • C. P. Groves, 2010 - The sixth rhino: a taxonomic re-assessment of the critically endangered northern white rhinoceros - PLoS One (5), e9703- (journal article, English)
  • D. Becker, 2009 - Earliest record of rhinocerotoids (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Switzerland: systematics and biostratigraphy - Swiss Journal of Geosciences (102), 489-504 (journal article, English)
  • Y. Chaid-Saoudi, 2006 - The fauna and associated artefacts from the Lower Pleistocene site of Mansourah (Constantine, Algeria) - Comptes Rendus Palevol (5), 963-971 (journal article, English)
  • P.-O. Antoine, 2005 - Rhinocerotidae from the late Miocene of Akkasdagi, Turkey - Geodiversitas (27), 601-632 (journal article, English)
  • F. Lacombat, 2005 - Les rhinocéros fossiles des sites préhistoriques de l’Europe méditerranéenne et du Massif Central: paléontologie et implications biochronologiques - BAR International Series (1419), 1-175 (serial monograph, French)
  • C. Guérin, 2003 - Ougandatherium napakense nov. gen. nov. sp., le plus ancien Rhinocerotidae Iranotheriinae d’Afrique - Annales de Paléontologie (89), 1-35 (journal article, French)
  • T. Deng, 2003 - New material of Hispanotherium matritense (Rhinocerotidae, Perissodactyla) from Laogou of Hezheng County (Gansu, China), with special reference to the Chinese Middle Miocene elasmotheres - Geobios (36), 141-150 (journal article, English)
  • T. Kaya, 2001 - Late Miocene rhinocerotids (Mammalia) from Yulafli (Corlu-Thrace/Turkey) - Geobios (34), 457-467 (journal article, English)
  • D. Dashzeveg, 1991 - Hyracodontids and rhinocerotids (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Rhinocerotoidea) from the Paleogene of Mongolia - Palaeovertebrata (21), 1-84 (journal article, English)
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  • X. Xu, 1986 - Dicerorhinus kirchbergensis (Jäger, 1839) from the late Middle Pleistocene mammalian fauna of Anping, Liaoning - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (24), 229-241 (journal article, Chinese)
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  • G. Chen, 1976 - Miocene mammals from Jiulongkou, Ci Xian County, Hebei Province - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (14), 6-15 (journal article, Chinese)
  • H. Loose, 1975 - Pleistocene Rhinocerotidae of W. Europe with reference to the recent two-horned species of Africa and S. E. Asia - Scripta Geologica (33), 1-59 (journal article, English)
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  • M. Boule, 1927 - La grotte de l'Observatoire à Monaco - Archives de l'Institut de Paléontologie Humaine Mémoire (1), 1-113 (serial monograph, French)
  • J. Leidy, 1873 - Part I. Contributions to the extinct vertebrate fauna of the western territories - Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories (1), 1-358 (serial monograph, English)
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  • C.-L. Bonaparte, 1850 - - Conspectus Systematis Mastozoologiae. Editio Altera Reformata [Survey of the system of mammals. Second revised edition]. E. J. Brill, Leyden (), 1- (serial monograph, other)
  • H. Falconer, 1847 - Fauna Antiqua Sivalensis. Being the fossil zoology of the Sewalik Hills in the north of India. Illustrations–Part VIII Suidae and Rhinocerotidae - (), - (compendium, English)
  • R. Owen, 1846 - - A History of British Fossil Mammals and Birds (), 1-560 (book, English)
  • J. J. Kaup, 1834 - Description d'Ossements Fossiles de Mammifères Inconnus Jusqu'à-Présent - (3), 33-64 (book, French)
  • J. E. Gray, 1825 - An outline of an attempt at the disposition of Mammalia into Tribes and Families, with a list of genera apparently appertaining to each Tribe - Annals of Philosophy, new series (10), 337-344 (journal article, English)
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Database ID 8276