Museum, University of Nebraska State
Date of this Version
BULLETIN 30 VOLUME I OCTOBER, 1932
Platybelodon barnumbrowni was described originally as Torynobelodon barnumbrowni.1 The Nebraska State Museum was visited and this unique specimen studied by Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn and Dr. Walter Granger, August seventeenth and eighteenth, nineteen hundred and thirty-two. It is the opinion of both that this specimen belongs properly to their Mongolian genus Platybelodon. With certain reservations the writer wishes to defer instantly to their judgment, which is based on unequalled experience. It is perfectly apparent that this form makes a close approach to the remarkable Platybelodons found by Granger and Andrews in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, later figured and described by Osborn and Granger as Platybelodon grangeri.
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