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Teleoceras hicksi

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Teleoceras hicksi was named by Cook (1927). Its type specimen is DMNS 304, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Teleoceras hicksi Cook
1927Paraphelops rooksensis Lane p. 300
1930Paraphelops yumensis Cook
1930Peraceras ponderis Cook
1930Paraphelops yumensis Cook p. 44
1930Peraceras ponderis Cook p. 45
1932Teleoceras yumensis Matthew
1956Teleoceras yumensis Frye et al.
1975Teleoceras schultzi Tanner
1980Teleoceras ocotensis Dalquest and Mooser p. 5
2005Teleoceras hicksi Prothero p. 119
2008Teleoceras hicksi Webb et al.
2012Teleoceras hicksi Gustafson

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
specieshicksi

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. W. Dalquest and O. Mooser 1980 (Teleoceras ocotensis)A large Teleoceras with large upper lateral incisor, hypsodont cheek teeth, upper first premolar present, median valley of upper cheek teeth closed to form isolated or nearly isolated lakes at early age, cingula strongly developed on upper teeth