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Teleoceras brachyrhinum

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Teleoceras brachyrhinum was named by Prothero (2005). Its type specimen is F:AM 114433, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Skull Ridge, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Teleoceras brachyrhinum Prothero p. 104 figs. 4.36, 4.38

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyAceratheriinaeDollo 1885
tribeTeleoceratiniHay 1902
genusTeleoceras
speciesbrachyrhinum

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: amphibiousg
Diet: grazerg
Created: 2005-08-31 15:13:50
Modified: 2009-01-04 12:32:14
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Prothero 1998

Age range: base of the Barstovian to the top of the Late/Upper Clarendonian or 15.97000 to 10.30000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (New Mexico) Teleoceras brachyrhinum (19339 19520 19531)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (New Mexico) Teleoceras brachyrhinum (19535)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (New Mexico) Teleoceras brachyrhinum (type locality: 19547)
Barstovian - Early/Lower Clarendonian15.97 - 10.3USA (New Mexico) Teleoceras brachyrhinum (19286)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (New Mexico) Teleoceras brachyrhinum (19528)