Teleoceras medicornutum Osborn 1904 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Synonyms: Aphelops planiceps Osborn 1904, Teleoceras planiceps Osborn 1904, Teleoceras thomsoni Cook 1930

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1904. New Oligocene horses. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 20(13):167-179

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Matthew 1918, Matthew 1932, Osborn 1904 and Woods and Stucky 1992

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

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (48: Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas collections)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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