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Urtinotherium parvum Chow 1958 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348090

Alternative combination: Indricotherium parvum

Synonym: Indricotherium qujingensis Tang 1978 (taxon 295389)

Full reference: M. Chow. 1958. Some Oligocene Mammals from Lunan, Yunnan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 2(4):263-267

Belongs to Urtinotherium according to Z. Qiu and B. Wang 2007

Sister taxon: Urtinotherium intermedium

Type specimens:

  • Urtinotherium parvum: Its type locality is Lunan beds, Anren village, Lunan, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Lumeiyi Formation of China
  • Indricotherium qujingensis: IVPP V4705. Its type locality is Yangjiachong, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Caijiachong Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore