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Dzungariotherium orgosensis Chiu 1973 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98672

Alternative combination: Dzungariotherium orgosense

Full reference: C.-S. Chiu. 1973. A New Genus of Giant Rhinoceros from Oligocene of Dzungaria, Sinkiang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 11(2):182-191

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

Sister taxa: Dzungariotherium tienshanense, Dzungariotherium turfanensis

Type specimen: IVPP V3190, a skull (skull with lower jaw). Its type locality is 20 km south of Anjihai Bridge, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in the Shawan Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore