ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Telmatherium Marsh 1872 (brontothere)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43065

Synonyms: Leurocephalus Osborn et al. 1878 (no. 47659), Manteoceras Hatcher 1895 (no. 47883), Telmatotherium Marsh 1880 (no. 52154)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part I. American Journal of Science 4(20):122-128

Parent taxon: Brontotheriinae according to B. J. Mader 2008

Sister taxa: Acrotitan, Brontotheriini, Bunobrontops, Desmatotitan, Eotitanotherium, Metarhinus, Protitanotherium, Pseudodiplacodon

Subtaxa: Manteoceras foris, Manteoceras pratensis, Telmatherium validum, Telmatherium validus

View classification

Ecology: scansorial insectivore