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Family Rhinocerotidae Gray 1821 (rhinoceros)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 43187

Alternative spelling: Rhinoceridae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Rhinocerotoidea according to D. R. Prothero 2005

Sister taxa: Amynodontidae, Caenolophus, Eggysodontidae, Ergilia, Huananodon, Hyrachyidae, Hyracodontidae, Meschotherium, Ninxiatherium, Paraceratheriidae, Punjabitherium, Siamolophus, Symphysorrhachis, Toxotherium, Veragromovia

Subtaxa: Aceratheriinae, Aceratheriini, Amphicaenopus, Anchisodon tubifer, Atelodus, Diceratheriinae, Dicerorhininae, Gigantamynodon akespensis, Gulfoceras, Huangotherium, Iranotheriinae, Menoceratinae, Penetrigonias, Rhinoceros crassus, Rhinoceros oregonensis, Rhinocerotinae, Teleoceratinae, Teletaceras, Trigonias, Uintaceras, Woodoceras, Zalabis

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