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Baluchitherium osborni Forster-Cooper 1913 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 238110

Alternative combination: Thaumastotherium osborni

Full reference: 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

Belongs to Baluchitherium according to C. Forster-Cooper 1913

Sister taxa: Paraceratherium asiaticum, Paraceratherium bugtiense, Paraceratherium grangeri, Paraceratherium huangheense, Paraceratherium lepidum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bugti Hills (Forster-Cooper collection), which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in Pakistan

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1140.0, humerus length 850.0

Estimated body mass: 2.69 tons based on femur length and humerus length