Xenicohippus Bown and Kihm 1981 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: T. M. Bown and A. J. Kihm. 1981. Xenicohippus, an Unusual New Hyracotheriine (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from Lower Eocene Rocks of Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 55(1):257-260

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

See also Bown and Kihm 1981, MacFadden 1998 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

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

Subtaxa: Xenicohippus craspedotum Xenicohippus grangeri Xenicohippus osborni

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (30: Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Wyoming collections)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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