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Teleodus avus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Teleodus avus was named by Marsh (1890) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 5 miles west of Cheyenne River midway bn. French & Battle Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial marl in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Teleodus.

It was recombined as Megacerops avus by Osborn (1902); it was considered a nomen dubium by Lucas and Schoch (1982); it was recombined as Titanotherium avum by Osborn (1896) and Hatcher (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Teleodus avus Marsh p. 524
1896Titanotherium avum Osborn
1902Megacerops avus Osborn
1929Teleodus avus Osborn
1945Teleodus avus Scott
1983Titanotherium avum Hatcher

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontotheriinaeMarsh 1873
tribeBrontotheriiniMarsh 1873
subtribeTelmatheriina()
genusTeleodus
speciesavus

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