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Euceratherium collinum Furlong and Sinclair 1904 (shrub ox)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46363

Synonyms: Aftonius calvini Hay 1913 (no. 43806), Euceratherium bizzelli Stovall 1937 (no. 46362), Euceratherium sinclairi Furlong 1905 (no. 46365), Preptoceras sinclairi Furlong 1905 (no. 50665)

Belongs to Euceratherium according to G. G. Simpson 1963

Sister taxon: Euceratherium americanum

Subtaxa: Euceratherium collinum morrisi, Preptoceras sinclairi neomexicana

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Type specimens:

  • Euceratherium collinum: UCMP 8751, a skull. Its type locality is Potter Creek Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in California.
  • Aftonius calvini:
  • Euceratherium bizzelli: Univ. Oklahoma Museum of Geology and Paleontology 701, a partial skull (crown of a skull with horns). Its type locality is Hydro, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial gravel in Oklahoma.
  • Preptoceras sinclairi:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 26.0 x 17.8