Eohippus Marsh 1876 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1876. Notice of new Tertiary mammals. V. American Journal of Science 12(71):401-404

Parent taxon: Equidae according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Froehlich 1999, Gingerich 1991, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, MacFadden 1998, Marsh 1876, Schiebout 1974, Stirton 1940, Toohey 1959 and Wortman 1896

Sister taxa: Anchitheriinae, Duchesnehippus, Epihippus, Equinae, Erihippus, Gobihippus, Hipphaplus, Hyracotheriinae, Lophiopus, Minippus, Orohippus, Plesiohipparion, Pliolophus, Protohippinae, Protorohippus, Sifrhippus, Sivalhippus, Xenicohippus

Subtaxa: Eohippus angustidens Eohippus borealis Eohippus cristatus Eohippus cristonensis Eohippus resartus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (54: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 55 collections each including a single occurrence

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