Meninatherium

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Meninatherium
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Meninatherium
Abel, 1910
Binomial name
Meninatherium telleri
Abel, 1910

Meninatherium is a poorly understood extinct genus of Asian rhinoceros. It is known only from an Upper Oligocene European type specimen which was destroyed during World War II.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prothero, Donald R. (1986). "The phylogeny of the Rhinocerotoidea (Mammalia, Perissodactyla)". Zoological journal of the Linnean Society 87: 341-366. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1986.tb01340.x. 
  2. ^ Obel, A (1910). "Kritische Untersuchungen über die palaogenen Rhinocerotiden Europas". Abhandlungen Kaiserlich-Koenigliche Geologische Reichsanstalt 20 (3): 1-51.