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Teleoceras proterum

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Rhinoceros proterus was named by Leidy (1885) [said by Allen 1926 to originally have been assigned to Aphelops].

It was recombined as Aphelops proterus by Cope (1892); it was synonymized subjectively with Aphelops fossiger by Leidy and Lucas (1896); it was synonymized subjectively with Teleoceras fossiger by Osborn (1904); it was recombined as Teleoceras proterus by Allen (1926) and Simpson (1930); it was recombined as Teleoceras proterum by Prothero and Manning (1987) and Prothero (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Rhinoceros proterus Leidy
1886Eusyodon maximus Leidy
1892Aphelops proterus Cope
1926Teleoceras proterus Allen
1930Teleoceras proterus Simpson
1987Teleoceras proterum Prothero and Manning
2005Teleoceras proterum Prothero p. 117

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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
speciesproterum(Leidy 1885)

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