Ooie rhinoceros

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Ooie rhinoceros
Temporal range: 3.6–0.01 Ma
Late Pliocene – Late Pleistocene
Coelodonta antiquitatis .jpg
Ooie rhinoceros skelet on display
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Coelodonta
Species: C. antiquitatis
Binomial name
Coelodonta antiquitatis
(Blumenbach, 1807)
Synonyms

Rhinoceros tichorhinus (Fischer)[1]

The ooie rhinoceros (Coelodonta antiquitatis) is an extinct species o rhinoceros that wis common ootthrou Europe an northren Asie.[2] The genus name Coelodonta means "cavity tuith". The ooie rhinoceros wis a member o the Pleistocene megafauna.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pei Wen-Chung (1956). "Quaternary mammalian fossils from Hsintsai, South-Eastern part of Honan". Acta Palaeontologica Sinica. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018. 
  2. "Woolly Rhino (Coelodonta antiquitatis)". International Rhino Foundation. Retrieved October 30, 2011.