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Desmatotherium Scott 1883 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 43092

Synonyms: Chasmotheriodes (no. 43091), Chasmotheroides Wood 1934 (no. 45053)

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1883. Two new Eocene lophiodonts. Contributions from the E. M. Museum of Geology and Archeology of Princeton College 3(4):46-53

Parent taxon: Ceratomorpha according to M. W. Colbert and R. M. Schoch 1998

Sister taxa: Breviodon, Deperetellidea, Fouchia, Karagalax, Lophialetidea, Pachynolophus, Parabreviodon, Rhinocerotoidea, Selenaletes, Tapiridea, Tapiroidea

Subtaxa: Desmatotherium fissum, Desmatotherium intermedius

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Type: Desmatotherium guyotii

Ecology: ground dwelling browser