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Subhyracodon Wood 1927 (rhinoceros)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43225

Synonyms: Anchisodon Cope 1879 (no. 44037), Caenopus Cope 1880 (no. 44747), Leptaceratherium Osborn 1898 (no. 47517)

Full reference: H. E. Wood. 1927. Some early Tertiary rhinoceroses and hyracodonts. Bulletins of American Paleontology 13(50):1-105

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

Sister taxa: Diceratherium, Skinneroceras

Subtaxa: Caenopus (Leptaceratherium), Caenopus simplicidens, Caenopus yoderensis, Subhyracodon kewi, Subhyracodon mitis, Subhyracodon occidentalis, Subhyracodon planiceps, Subhyracodon woodi

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser