Ilingoceros is an extinct genus of pronghorn artiodactyl from the Late Miocene of North America.

Ilingoceros
Temporal range: Hemphillian
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Antilocapridae
Tribe: Ilingoceratini
Genus: Ilingoceros
Merriam, 1909
Type species
Ilingoceros alexandrae
Species
  • I. alexandrae
  • I. schizoceros

At 1.8 metres (5.9 ft) in body length, the animal would have been slightly bigger than the related modern pronghorn. It had straight, spiraled horns, which ended in forked tips.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Palmer, D., ed. (1999). The Marshall Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals. London: Marshall Editions. p. 280. ISBN 1-84028-152-9.