Telmatherium validus Marsh 1872 (brontothere)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Alternative combination: Telmatotherium validus

Synonyms: Leurocephalus cultridens Osborn et al. 1878, Manteoceras manteoceras Matthew 1899, Manteoceras washakiensis Osborn 1908, Telmatherium cultridens Osborn et al. 1878, Telmatherium manteoceras Matthew 1899, Telmatherium washakiensis Osborn 1908, Telmatotherium cultridens Osborn et al. 1878

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part I. American Journal of Science 4(20):122-128

Belongs to Telmatherium according to B. J. Mader 2008

See also Earle 1891, Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Mader 1989, Mader and Alexander 1995, Marsh 1872, Mihlbachler 2008, Mihlbachler and Deméré 2009, Osborn 1908, Osborn 1929 and Osborn et al. 1878

Sister taxa: Telmatherium megarhinum, Telmatherium validum, Manteoceras foris, Manteoceras pratensis

Type specimens:

  • Telmatherium validus: YPM 11120, a partial skull
  • Telmatherium cultridens: Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger D), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Telmatherium manteoceras:
  • Telmatherium washakiensis:

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Telmatherium validus in the database

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