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Metatelmatherium Granger and Gregory 1938 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43047

Full reference: W. Granger and W. K. Gregory. 1938. A New Titanothere Genus From the Upper Eocene of Mongolia and North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 74(4):435-436

Parent taxon: Brontotheridae according to B. J. Mader 2008

Sister taxa: Balochititanops, Brontopinae, Brontotheriinae, Danjiangia, Dolichorhininae, Embolotheriinae, Eotitanopinae, Epimanteoceratinae, Lambdotherium, Menodontidae, Menodus, Menops, Mulkrajanops, Pakotitanops, Palaeosyopinae, Sivatitanops, Sthenodectes, Symborodon, Xylotitan

Subtaxa: Metatelmatherium cristatum, Metatelmatherium lahirii, Metatelmatherium parvum, Metatelmatherium ultimum

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore