De Pleistocene neushoorns van Nederland
Cranium , Volume 6 - Issue 2 p. 19- 32
Rhinocerotidae are well represented in the Dutch fossil record. Most of the material belongs to the woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis. Fossils of at least three other species Dicerorhinus etruscus, D. mercki and D. hemitoechus have been collected up to now. This article presents a review of the studies on rhinoceros fossils from the Netherlands made during the last century and presents a list of localities which yielded the fossils. The information about the age of the Dutch rhinoceros fossils confirms the general idea about the stratigraphical range of the different species, except for D. mercki. The age of the Tegelen fossils and the idea about the appearance of D. mercki are contradictory and they so will be as long as it is not sure whether D. mercki is represented in the Tegelen fauna or not.
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