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Woodoceras brachyops

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Woodoceras brachyops was named by Prothero (2005). Its type specimen is F:AM 112180, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Harris Ranch Unit E Silt, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in South Dakota. It is the type species of Woodoceras.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Woodoceras brachyops Prothero p. 124 fig. 4.45

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
genusWoodoceras
speciesbrachyops

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: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-31 17:08:31
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Arikareean or 30.80000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (South Dakota) Woodoceras brachyops (type locality: 17520)