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Stephanorhinus kirchbergensis Jäger, 1839

Merck's rhinoceros

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rhinoceros merckii Jäger, 1839; Rhinoceros mercki Jäger, 1839; Dicerorhinus merckii Jäger, 1839; Dicerorhinus orientalis; Stephanorhinus orientalis; See (Billia, 2008; Billia & Petronio, 2009) for a complete synonymy

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Eurasia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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