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Dorcatherium
Temporal range: Miocene – Pliocene
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An artist's illustration of Dorcatherium sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Tragulidae
Genus: Dicrocerus
Kaup, 1833
Referred species
  • Dorcatherium majus (Lydekker, 1876)
  • Dorcatherium minimus (West, 1980)
  • Dorcatherium minus (Lydekker, 1876)
  • Dorcatherium nagrii (Guar et al., 1983)
  • Dorcatherium nauii (Kaup, 1833) (type)

Dorcatherium is an extinct genus of tragulid ruminant which existed in Europe, East Africa and the Siwaliks during the Miocene and Pliocene.

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