Teleoceras major Hatcher 1894 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Full reference: J. B. Hatcher. 1894. A Median Horned Rhinoceros From the Loup Fork Beds of Nebraska. The American Geologist 8(3):149-150

Belongs to Teleoceras according to S. R. May 2019

See also Hatcher 1894, Hay 1902, Prothero 2005, Skinner et al. 1968 and Voorhies 1990

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Turtle Canyon, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Miocene of United States (68: Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington)

Total: 69 collections each including a single occurrence

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