Alternative combination: Aphelops fossiger
Synonym: Aceratherium acutum Marsh 1887
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396
Sister taxa: Teleoceras (Mesoceras), Teleoceras americanum, Teleoceras brachyrhinum, Teleoceras felicis, Teleoceras guymonense, Teleoceras hicksi, Teleoceras major, Teleoceras medicornutum, Teleoceras meridianum, Teleoceras proterum, Teleoceras pugnator, Teleoceras snowi
- Teleoceras fossiger: Its type locality is Long Island Quarry, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ogallala Formation of Kansas
- Aceratherium acutum:
Ecology: amphibious grazer
• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)
Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence
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