chalicothere


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chalicothere

(ˈkælɪkəʊˌθɪə)
n
(Palaeontology) any of various very large extinct Tertiary horselike perissodactyl mammals that had clawed feet but otherwise resembled titanotheres
[C19: from New Latin Chalicotherium type genus, from Greek khalix gravel + Greek thērion a little beast, from thēr wild animal]
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So I invoked the name of the only kind of chalicothere I knew of from that part of the world.
After this third bioevents the rhinocerotoids, anthracotherids, proboscideans, carnivores, chalicotheres, deinotheres, bovids, suids, Creodonta, ruminantia, amynodontiae, and crocodilians were found in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent.
Butler (1962, 1978a, 1978b, 1984) described the chalicotheres and insectivorans from the deposits.