Gulfoceras

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Gulfoceras
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Superfamily: Rhinocerotoidea
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Gulfoceras
Albright (1999)
Species
  • G. westfalli

Gulfoceras was a genus of rhinoceros endemic to North America from the Miocene, living from 23.03—20.4 mya existing for approximately 2.63 million years.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

Gulfoceras was named by Albright (1999). Its type is Gulfoceras westfalli. It was assigned to Rhinocerotidae by Albright (1999).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PaleoBiology Database: Gulfoceras, basic info
  2. ^ L. B. Albright. 1999. Ungulates of the Toledo Bend local fauna (late Arikareean, early Miocene), Texas Coastal Plain. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Biological Sciences 42(1):1-80