Definition of Rhinoceros antiquitatis
1. Noun. Extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regions.
Generic synonyms: Rhino, Rhinoceros
Group relationships: Genus Rhinoceros
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Literary usage of Rhinoceros antiquitatis
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1. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1886)
"The manus has three digits. The group is more specialized than any of the others. rhinoceros antiquitatis, Blumenbach'. Syn. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1902)
"The bones were close to the bottom in a loamy peaty bed, and amongst them was a skull of rhinoceros antiquitatis. In the sewers, Gravel, London Clay, ..."
3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1892)
"... if not entirely, on grass, and then he adds that " we know the kind of trees which the rhinoceros antiquitatis fed upon," which is perfectly true, ..."
4. Chinese Clay Figures by Berthold Laufer (1914)
"... which were sent to Paris and determined by GAUDRY 4 as belonging to Rhinoceros antiquitatis; and in 1903 M. SCHLOSSER* was able to show that this ..."
5. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... but the modern two-horned rhinoceroses appear to be restricted to the Old World, where one extinct species (rhinoceros antiquitatis) ranged as far north ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"... Loess aud Cave Period of Central Europe, the main life stage of the mammoth, Elephas primigenius, the wooly rhinoceros, rhinoceros antiquitatis or ..."
7. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1881)
"... of transport and preservation.2 What was taken away showed that this primeval rhinoceros (rhinoceros antiquitatis Blumenbach) had been covered with hair ..."
8. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"... terrestrial and fresh-water shells, most of which are of still living species, and numerous mammalian bones, among which are rhinoceros antiquitatis ..."