Dinohippus Quinn 1955 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: J. H. Quinn. 1955. Miocene Equidae of the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas Report of Investigations 5516:1-102

Parent taxon: Equini according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Carroll 1988, Kelly 1995, MacFadden 1986, Prado and Alberdi 1996, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Quinn 1955

Sister taxa: Astrohippus, Boreohippidion, Calippus, Equus, Haringtonhippus, Heteropliohippus, Hippidion, Parapliohippus, Pliohippina, Pliohippus, Protohippina, Protohippus

Subtaxa: Dinohippus edensis Dinohippus interpolatus Dinohippus leardi Dinohippus leidyanus Dinohippus mexicanus Dinohippus osborni Dinohippus pachyops Dinohippus subvenus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Blancan of Mexico (2 collections), United States (4: California, Nevada)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2)

• Hemphillian of Canada (1: Alberta), Costa Rica (1), Mexico (11), United States (56: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (3: California, Florida, Oklahoma)

• Miocene of Mexico (2), Panama (1), United States (32: California, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Texas, Utah)

Total: 115 collections including 117 occurrences

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