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Teleoceras fossiger

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Aphelops fossiger was named by Cope (1878). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Long Island Quarry, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ogallala Formation of Kansas.

It was recombined as Teleoceras fossiger by Osborn (1898), Cope and Matthew (1915), Matthew (1918), Skinner et al. (1968), Prothero and Manning (1987) and Prothero (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Aphelops fossiger Cope p. 382
1887Aceratherium acutum Marsh
1890Aphelops fossiger Scott and Osborn p. 92
1898Teleoceras fossiger Osborn
1915Teleoceras fossiger Cope and Matthew pp. Plate CXXXI
1918Teleoceras fossiger Matthew
1968Teleoceras fossiger Skinner et al.
1987Teleoceras fossiger Prothero and Manning
2005Teleoceras fossiger Prothero p. 113

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyAceratheriinaeDollo 1885
tribeTeleoceratiniHay 1902
genusTeleoceras
speciesfossiger()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available