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Title: The mammals of the tenth edition of Linnaeus; an attempt to fix the types of the genera and the exact bases and localities of the species
Author(s): Thomas, O.
Year published: 1911
Journal: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London
Volume: 1911
Pages: 120-145
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Indian Rhino
R.unicornis in Linnaeus. From Johnston's Quadrupeds (1657, p.67) the first work quoted in the tenth edition, we get the type locality 'Bengal'.
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All Rhino Species
Genus Rhinoceros, Linnaeus 1858, p.56. Type by tautonomy: R.unicornis
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Black Rhino
R. bicornis Linnaeus. Always accepted as the African two-horned rhinoceros. Type locality not determinable, except that the Cape may generally be considered the place whence early specimens were brought. 'Habitat in India' may, as usual, be entirely ignored.
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