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meaning: "hollow tooth"
Named By: Bronn in 1831
Time Period: 3.7-0.01 Ma Pliocene - Pleistocene
Location: Across Eurasia (Europe, Russia, Asia)
Size: 2 meters tall at the shoulder, between 3 to 3.8 meters long. Some specimens may have been slightly larger
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens, including animals that have been completely preserved so that the full body and not just the bones is preserved
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Perissodactyla | Rhinocerotidae |
Also known as: | Rhinoceros tichorhinus | Coelodonta boiei |

Coelodonta (from the Greek "hollow tooth", in reference to the deep grooves of their molars) is an extinct genus of rhinoceros that lived in Eurasia between 3.7 million years to 10,000 years before the present, in the Pliocene and the Pleistocene epochs.

Read more about Coelodonta at Wikipedia
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