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Sphenocoelus Osborn 1895 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43063

Synonyms: Dolichorhinoides Granger and Gregory 1943 (no. 43035), Dolichorhinus Hatcher 1895 (no. 43034), Tanyorhinus Cook 1926 (no. 52053)

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1895. Fossil mammals of the Uinta Basin. Expedition of 1894. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 7(2):71-105

Parent taxon: Dolichorhininae according to B. J. Mader 2008

Sister taxa: Mesatirhinus, Fossendorhinus

Subtaxa: Dolichorhinus vallidens, Sphenocoelus hyognathus, Sphenocoelus intermedius, Sphenocoelus uintensis

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Type: Sphenocoelus uintensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore