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Teleoceras

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Eusyodon Leidy
1894Teleoceras Hatcher p. 149
1902Teleoceras Hay p. 646
1921Teleoceras felicis Freudenberg
1927Paraphelops Lane p. 300
1981Teleoceras Thurmond and Jones p. 186
1988Teleoceras Carroll
1989Teleoceras Prothero and Schoch p. 535
1998Teleoceras Prothero p. 601
2005Teleoceras Prothero p. 94
2006Teleoceras Hulbert and Whitmore p. 18
2012Teleoceras Gustafson
2019Teleoceras Albright et al. p. 185
2019Teleoceras May

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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

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
Comments: grazer based on foodstuffs preserved in tooth cavities (Voorhies and Thomasson 1979) and based on stable isotopes (MacFadden and Cerling 1996)g
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 MN 4 to the top of the Early/Lower Pliocene or 16.90000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (323 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Louisiana) T. sp. (163791)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Nevada) Rhinocerotidae indet. (19129) T. fossiger (18841 18858) T. medicornutum (18866 18924 18989) T. sp. (18844 18852 18853 18856 18982 19053)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Oklahoma) T. sp. (18105)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Montana) T. fossiger (18802 18870 19038 19067)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Colorado) T. sp. (18310)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Washington) T. sp. (19024)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Mexico (Guanajuato) T. sp. (18718)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Kansas) T. fossiger (18462) T. sp. (18055 18338)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Nebraska) T. medicornutum (18049)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Honduras T. fossiger (18736) T. sp. (18723 18750)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Mexico (Chiapas) T. sp. (18726)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (South Dakota) T. major (18038 18040) T. sp. (18182 18297)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (New Mexico) T. brachyrhinum (19339 19520 19531) T. fossiger (19337) T. sp. (19285)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (California) T. fossiger (19370)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Oregon) T. fossiger (19089)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Idaho) T. sp. (19087)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Arizona) T. sp. (19387)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Texas) Aphelops meridianus (18657) T. major (18098 18149 18283) T. medicornutum (18674) T. medicornutum, Aphelops meridianus (18650) T. medicornutum, T. meridianum (18673) T. meridianum (18608 18637 18643 18644 18660 18661 18676 18696) T. sp. (18307 18339)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Georgia) T. sp. (18592)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) T. americanum (17895 17902 17917 17920 17952 17961 17980 18000 18001 18012) T. medicornutum (17880 17903 17904 17955 17956 17969 17972 17983 17985 17998 17999 18004 18011 18019)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Colorado) Brachypotherium americanum (17965) T. medicornutum (17908)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Egypt T. snowi (53970)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (California) T. mediocronutum (19542)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Rhinocerotidae indet. (18141) T. major (18165) T. medicornutum (17905 18031 18090 18119 18125 18144 18153 18192 18206 18208 18209 18248 18275 18281 18284 18337 18343 18345 18361 18412 18442) T. sp. (18124 18240 18332 18353 18443 18454)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Colorado) T. medicornutum (18203)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nevada) T. medicornutum (19103) T. sp. (19088 181731)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (New Mexico) T. sp., T. brachyrhinum (19535)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (South Dakota) T. sp. (18117)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Texas) T. medicornutum, T. meridianum (18646) T. medicornutus, Aphelops sp. (18619) T. meridianum (18627)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Oregon) T. medicornutum (19011 19092)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Kansas) T. fossiger (18360)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Texas) T. medicornutum, T. meridianum (18665)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) T. medicornutum (17976)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (New Mexico) T. brachyrhinum (19547) T. sp. (19611)
Barstovian - Clarendonian15.97 - 10.3USA (Colorado) T. sp. (18445)
Barstovian - Clarendonian15.97 - 10.3USA (Nebraska) T. medicornutum (18270)
Barstovian - Early/Lower Clarendonian15.97 - 10.3USA (New Mexico) T. brachyrhinum (19286)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Florida) T. hicksi (45456) T. proterum (18505)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (California) T. meridianum (19323 19517)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Nevada) Rhinocerotidae indet. (18888) T. fossiger (19035) T. major (18845)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Nebraska) T. fossiger (18226 18336) T. major (18037 18042 18060 18092 18099 18107 18118 18135 18171 18176 18178 18202 18214 18218 18222 18227 18229 18233 18245 18288 18294 18301 18321 18324 18335 18362 18366 18372 18378 18410 18425 18430 18447 18458 18496 188779) T. major, T. medicornutum (18217) T. medicornutum (18148 18242 18260 18465) T. sp. (18061 18077 18082 18095 18108 18156 18159 18194 18221 18234 18243 18251 18315 18316 18328 18440 74098)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Texas) T. fossiger (18355 18611) T. major (18244 18347 18610 18623 18640) T. sp. (18096)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (South Dakota) T. fossiger (18268 18490) T. major (18200) T. sp. (18063 18428 18476 18478 18481 18485 18487 18492)
Early/Lower Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Nebraska) T. major (18134)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Oregon) T. sp. (19036)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Kansas) T. fossiger (110829)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) T. fossiger (18554)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (New Mexico) T. brachyrhinum (19528)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Nebraska) T. major (18066 18327)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (South Dakota) T. major (18352)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) T. fossiger (18181) T. hicksi (18438) T. major (18065 18069 18236 18256 18295) T. sp. (18128 18180 18305 18326)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Washington) T. major (175228)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Texas) T. hicksi (18358)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Oklahoma) T. sp. (170187)
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Wyoming) T. sp. (18424)
Late/Upper Clarendonian - late Early Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) T. sp. (18298)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6USA (South Carolina) T. guymonense (206999)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Texas) T. fossiger (18198) T. fossiger, T. hicksi (18072) T. hicksi, T. sp. (18097) T. sp. (18377)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico (Hidalgo) T. sp. (18746)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico (Jalisco) T. sp. (18745)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Alabama) T. sp. (18559 81498)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) T. fossiger (18158 18225) T. hicksi (18033) T. major (18258) T. schultzi (18086) T. sp. (18441)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oklahoma) T. fossiger (18034) T. hicksi, T. sp. (18304)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico T. hicksi (181304)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oregon) T. sp. (18806 18807 18833 18875 18940 18970 18999 19015 19116)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Kansas) T. fossiger (18140 18237 18263 18497) T. major (18415) T. sp. (18046 18342 79633)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) T. hicksi (18577) T. proterum (18560 18563) T. sp. (18556 18601 200705)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Colorado) T. yumensis (18495)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (New Mexico) T. sp. (19186 19533)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nevada) T. sp. (18900 19095)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (California) T. sp. (19447)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (California) T. fossiger (19582 19604) T. sp. (19445 175214 175215 175216 175217)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) T. sp. (18126 18247 18359)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico (Chihuahua) T. hicksi (18755)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Mexico (Guanajuato) T. fossiger (18740) T. ocotensis (18737)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nevada) T. fossiger (75859) T. sp. (19108 19109)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Arizona) T. sp. (19390)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) T. fossiger (18599) T. hicksi (18573)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (New Mexico) T. hicksi, T. guymonense (169259)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Texas) T. hicksi (18340)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Canada (Alberta) T. sp. (18780)
early Early Hemphillian - late Early Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) T. proterum (18539)
Late/Upper Hemphillian - Blancan10.3 - 1.8USA (Tennessee) T. sp. (26574)
Late/Upper Hemphillian - Blancan10.3 - 1.8USA (Indiana) T. sp. (18320)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Ukraine (Odessa) T. ponticus (76502)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Mexico (Jalisco) T. fossiger (189788 189790)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nevada) T. hicksi (19965)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Washington) T. hicksi (20063)