Middle Miocene elasmotheriine Rhinocerotidae from China and Mongolia: taxonomic revision and phylogenetic relationships

  title={Middle Miocene elasmotheriine Rhinocerotidae from China and Mongolia: taxonomic revision and phylogenetic relationships},
  author={Pierre Antoine},
  journal={Zoologica Scripta},
  • P. Antoine
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Biology
  • Zoologica Scripta
Eight elasmotheriine rhinocerotid species have been described from the Middle Miocene of China and Mongolia. In this paper a revised taxonomy is presented based on direct observation and comparison of the available material. A phylogenetic analysis based on 282 morphological characters has led to the reappraisal of Procoelodonta Matthew, 1931, Caementodon Heissig, 1972 and Huaqingtherium Huang & Yan, 1983. The genus Procoelodonta is split into three subgenera: P. (Procoelodonta) Matthew, 1931… 

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