Teleoceras guymonense Prothero 2005 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: D. R. Prothero. 2005. The Evolution of North American Rhinoceroses. 1-218

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Albright et al. 2019

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

Type specimen: F:AM 115994, a mandible. Its type locality is Optima, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ogallala Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: amphibious grazer


• Hemphillian of United States (4: Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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