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†family Brontotheriidae Marsh 1873 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 350594

Alternative spelling: Brontotheridae

Invalid subtaxa: Brontopinae Osborn 1914 [invalid subgroup] (no. 331426), Menodontidae Cope 1881 [invalid subgroup] (no. 106427)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1873. Notice of new Tertiary mammals (continued). 5(30):485-488

Parent taxon: Perissodactyla according to M. C. Mihlbachler 2008

Sister taxa: Anthracobunidae, Cambaytheriidae, Cambaytherium, Danjiangia, Desmostylia, Equina, Ghazijhippus, Hallensia, Hyracotheriidae, Lophodontomorpha, Mesaxonia, Mesolambdolophus, Nakusia, Paschatherium, Perissobune, Rhinocerotida, Skopaiolophus, Solidungula, Stereopterna, Tapiromorpha, Teilhardimys, Titanotheriomorpha

Subtaxa: Balochititanops, Brontotheriinae, Eotitanopinae, Epimanteoceratinae, Lambdotherium, Metatelmatherium, Mulkrajanops, Pakotitanops, Palaeosyopinae, Sivatitanops, Sthenodectes, Xylotitan

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Type: Brontotherium

Ecology: ground dwelling browser