Teleoceras brachyrhinum Prothero 2005 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: D. R. Prothero. 2005. The Evolution of North American Rhinoceroses. 1-218

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

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

Type specimen: F:AM 114433, a skull. Its type locality is Skull Ridge, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (7: New Mexico collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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