Shansirhinus

Shansirhinus is an extinct genus of rhinoceros endemic to China during the Miocene through Pliocene.[1]

Shansirhinus
Temporal range: Late Miocene–Pliocene
Skull of Shansirhinus ringstromi.JPG
Skull of Shansirhinus ringstromi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Subfamily: Aceratheriinae
Genus: Shansirhinus
Kretzoi, 1942
Type species
Shansirhinus ringstromi
Kretzoi, 1942
Species
  • S. brancoi
  • S. ringstromi

Members of Shansirhinus were originally classified as species of Chilotherium.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Deng, T. (2005). "New cranial material of Shansirhinus (Rhinocerotidae, Perissodactyla) from the Lower Pliocene of the Linxia Basin in Gansu, China". Geobios. 38 (3): 301–313. doi:10.1016/j.geobios.2003.12.003.