Teleoceras meridianum Leidy 1865 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative combinations: Aphelops meridianus, Rhinoceros meridianus

Synonym: Teleoceras minor Olcott 1909

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Alroy 2002, Cope 1875, Hay 1902, Matthew 1918, Matthew 1932, Prothero and Manning 1987, Voorhies 1990 and Wilson 1956

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

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (17: California, Texas collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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