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Gigantamynodon giganteus Xu 1961 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Amynodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347441

Full reference: Y.-X. Xu. 1961. Some Oligocene Mammals from Chuching, Yunnan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 5(4):315-325

Belongs to Amynodontidae according to A. Averianov et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Amynodon, Amynodontinae, Amynodontopsis, Andarakodon, Cadurcodontini, Cadurcotheriinae, Gigantamynodon, Gigantamynodon cessator, Gigantamynodon maguanensis, Metamynodontini, Orthocynodon, Paramynodontinae, Rostriamynodon, Rostriamynodontinae, Sharamynodon

Type specimen: IVPP V2594, a mandible. Its type locality is Caijiachong (Young and Bien original site), which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Caijiachong Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser