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Dzungariotherium turfanensis Xu and Wang 1978 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348098

Alternative combination: Dzungariotherium turfanense

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

Sister taxa: Dzungariotherium orgosensis, Dzungariotherium tienshanense

Type specimen: IVPP V 4340, a partial skull. Its type locality is 1 km west of Feiyue Railway station, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in the Taoshuyuanzi Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore