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Tapirus rondoniensis Holanda et al. 2011

PaleoDB taxon number: 378246

Full reference: E. C. Holanda, J. Ferigolo, and A. M. Ribeiro. 2011. New Tapirus species (Mammalia: Perissodactyla: Tapiridae) from the upper Pleistocene of Amazonia, Brazil. Journal of Mammalogy 92(1):111-120

Belongs to Tapirus according to E. C. Holanda et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Tapirus (Helicotapirus), Tapirus (Megatapirus), Tapirus (Tapiralum), Tapirus antiquus, Tapirus arvernensis, Tapirus bairdii, Tapirus balkanicus, Tapirus indicus, Tapirus johnsoni, Tapirus merriami, Tapirus mesopotamicus, Tapirus olivaresi, Tapirus pinchaque, Tapirus polkensis, Tapirus priscus, Tapirus sanyuanensis, Tapirus simpsoni, Tapirus sinensis, Tapirus terrestris, Tapirus webbi

Type specimen: UNIR-PLV-M009, a skull. Its type locality is Araras, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial sandstone in the Rio Madeira Formation of Brazil.