Nestoritherium

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Nestoritherium
Temporal range: Late Miocene to Early Pleistocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Chalicotheriidae
Genus: Nestoritherium

Nestoritherium is an extinct genus of chalicothere; it has been dated to have lived from the late Miocene to the Early Pleistocene (11.6-0.781 mya).[1][2][3] This range makes Nestoritherium the most recently dated chalicothere to date- it has been found in fossil sites in Myanmar and China.[3]

Sources[edit]

  • Chinese Fossil Vertebrates by Spencer G. Lucas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A NEW SPECIES OF CHALICOTHERIINAE (PERISSODACTYLA,MAMMALIA) FROM THE LATE MIOCENE IN THE LINXIA BASIN OF GANSU,CHINA--《Vertebrata Palasiatica》2012年01期". en.cnki.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  2. ^ "New Chalicothere Species Found From the Late Miocene of the Linxia Basin of Gansu, China----Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences". english.ivpp.cas.cn. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Fossilworks: Nestoritherium". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2016-04-19.