SKULL OF PARELASMOTHERIUM (PERISSODACTYLA, RHINOCEROTIDAE) FROM THE UPPER MIOCENE IN THE LINXIA BASIN (GANSU, CHINA)

@inproceedings{Deng2007SKULLOP,
  title={SKULL OF PARELASMOTHERIUM (PERISSODACTYLA, RHINOCEROTIDAE) FROM THE UPPER MIOCENE IN THE LINXIA BASIN (GANSU, CHINA)},
  author={Tao Deng},
  year={2007}
}
  • T. Deng
  • Published 12 June 2007
  • Geography
Abstract A relatively complete skull of Parelasmotherium, a giant elasmotherine rhinocerotid with a huge nasal horn, is described from an early late Miocene locality of the Linxia Basin in Gansu, China. Comparing the new cranial material of Parelasmotherium, we confirm that Ningxiatherium belongs to a valid and independent genus. New knowledge concerning the cranial and dental morphology of Parelasmotherium allows insight into the phylogenetic position of this genus among elasmotheres. A sister… 

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