Teleoceras americanum Yatkola and Tanner 1979 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative combination: Brachypotherium americanum

Full reference: D. Yatkola and L. G. Tanner. 1979. Brachypotherium from the Tertiary of North America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas 77:1-11

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Yatkola and Tanner 1979

Sister taxa: Teleoceras (Mesoceras), Teleoceras brachyrhinum, Teleoceras felicis, Teleoceras fossiger, Teleoceras guymonense, Teleoceras hicksi, Teleoceras major, Teleoceras medicornutum, Teleoceras meridianum, Teleoceras proterum, Teleoceras pugnator, Teleoceras snowi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Martin Canyon Quarry A, which is in a Hemingfordian channel horizon in the Pawnee Creek Formation of Colorado

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (11: Colorado, Nebraska collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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