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Megacerops Leidy 1870 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43043

Synonyms: Ateleodon Schlaikjer 1935 (no. 44375), Brontotherium Marsh 1873 (no. 44704), Haplacodon Cope 1889 (no. 46774), Titanops Marsh 1887 (no. 52350), Titanotherium Leidy 1852 (no. 52359)

Parent taxon: Brontotheriita according to M. C. Mihlbachler 2008

Sister taxa: Dianotitan, Duchesneodus, Eubrontotherium, Notiotitanops, Parabrontops, Parvicornus, Protitanops

Subtaxa: Brontotherium dolichoceras, Brontotherium medium, Brontotherium tichoceras, Megacerops assiniboiensis, Megacerops coloradensis, Megacerops copei, Megacerops curtus, Megacerops elatus, Megacerops kuwagatarhinus, Megacerops osborni, Megacerops platyceras, Megacerops riggsi, Titanotherium avum

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser