Peraceras is an extinct genus of rhinoceros endemic to North America. It lived during the Miocene, living from 16.0 to 10.3 mya, existing for approximately 6 million years.[1]

Peraceras
Temporal range: Middle Miocene
Peraceras superciliosus.jpg
Peraceras superciliosus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Subfamily: Aceratheriinae
Genus: Peraceras
Cope, 1880
Species

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SpeciesEdit

  • Peraceras hessei Prothero & Manning 1987
  • Peraceras profectum Matthew 1899
  • Peraceras superciliosus Cope 1880

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