A new genus of Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the Oligocene of Europe

  title={A new genus of Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the Oligocene of Europe},
  author={Damien Becker and Pierre Antoine and Olivier Maridet},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  pages={947 - 972}
A newly discovered, well-preserved skull and associated fragment of a juvenile mandible from the Early Oligocene locality of Poillat (Canton Jura, NW Switzerland), bearing close affinities with the rhinocerotid Protaceratherium albigense (Roman, 1912), are attributed to a new small-sized representative of early diverging Rhinocerotinae, Molassitherium delemontense gen. et sp. nov. Other specimens from Western Europe, formerly questionably referred to Epiaceratherium Abel, 1910, are assigned to… 

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