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Teleoceras major

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Teleoceras major was named by Hatcher (1894) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Turtle Canyon, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska. It is the type species of Teleoceras.

It was synonymized subjectively with Teleoceras fossiger by Hesse (1935).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Teleoceras major Hatcher p. 149
1968Teleoceras major Skinner et al.
1990Teleoceras major Voorhies
2005Teleoceras major Prothero p. 106

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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
speciesmajor

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