Teleoceras Hatcher 1894 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonyms: Eusyodon Leidy 1886, Paraphelops Lane 1927

Full reference: J. B. Hatcher. 1894. A Median Horned Rhinoceros From the Loup Fork Beds of Nebraska. The American Geologist 8(3):149-150

Parent taxon: Teleoceratini according to S. R. May 2019

See also Carroll 1988, Cope and Matthew 1915, Gustafson 2012, Hatcher 1894, Hay 1902, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Lane 1927, Matthew 1932, Prothero 1998, Prothero 2005, Prothero and Manning 1987, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Aprotodon, Brachydiceratherium, Brachypodella, Brachypotherium, Diaceratherium, Prosantorhinus

Subtaxa: Teleoceras (Mesoceras) Teleoceras americanum Teleoceras brachyrhinum Teleoceras felicis Teleoceras fossiger Teleoceras guymonense Teleoceras hicksi Teleoceras major Teleoceras medicornutum Teleoceras meridianum Teleoceras proterum Teleoceras pugnator Teleoceras snowi

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Type: Aphelops fossiger

Ecology: amphibious grazer


• Blancan of United States (2: Nevada, Washington collections)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2), Ukraine (1)

• Hemphillian of Canada (1: Alberta), Mexico (6), United States (66: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

• Miocene of Egypt (1), Honduras (3), Mexico (2), United States (241: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming)

Total: 325 collections including 333 occurrences

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