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Iranotherium morgani

 
 
 
 
 
 
Artwork by Stanton Fink
Name

Iranotherium morgani
Authority
Ringstrom 1924
   



Meaning of the generic name
Beast of Iran





Meaning of the specific name Named after Jean Jean Marie de Morgan  
Size
3-4 m. in length


 

Remains
Skulls, postcranial remains




Age and Distribution
Maragha and Kerjavol in Iran, Miocene, MN 11-12

Linxia Basin in China, Miocene, MN 10



 
Classification
Mammalia Perissodactyla Rhinoceratidae
Further Reading Tado Deng. 2006. Neogene Rhinoceroses of the Lingxia Basin (Gansu, China) Cour. Forsch-Instit. Senckenburg 256, pp. 43-56  
   
 


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