Cainotheriidae

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Cainotheriidae

[‚kān·ə·thə′rī·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
The single family of the extinct artiodactyl superfamily Cainotherioidea.
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In the fossil sites, this is a consequence of the absence in Arroyo del Olivar-Puente de Vallecas and Paracuellos 3 of the species Cainotherium miocaenicum or a member of the genus Amphechinus, the latter showing a clear preference for arid environments (Furio et al.