Epihippus Marsh 1878 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1878. Introduction and Succession of Vertebrate Life in America. The Popular Science Monthly 12:672-697

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

See also Bjork 1967, Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, MacFadden 1998, Marsh 1878, Peterson 1919, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Scott 1945 and Stirton 1940

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

Subtaxa: Epihippus (Duchesnehippus) Epihippus (Epihippus) Epihippus gracilis Epihippus uintensis

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Type: Anchitherium gracilis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (32: California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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