Teleoceras proterum Leidy 1885 (rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Alternative combinations: Aphelops proterus, Rhinoceros proterus, Teleoceras proterus

Synonym: Eusyodon maximus Leidy 1886

Belongs to Teleoceras according to D. R. Prothero 2005

See also Allen 1926, Hay 1902, Leidy and Lucas 1896, Matthew 1932, Osborn 1904, Prothero and Manning 1987 and Simpson 1930

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

Ecology: amphibious grazer

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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