Astrohippus stockii Lance 1950 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Astrohippus stocki, Pliohippus stockii

Synonyms: Astrohippus albidens Mooser 1968, Dinohippus albidens Mooser 1968

Full reference: J. F. Lance. 1950. Paleontologia Y Estratigrafia Del Plioceno De Yepomera, Estado De Chihuahua. 1A Parte: Equidos, Excepto Neohipparion. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Geología, Boletín 54:1-81

Belongs to Astrohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Baskin 1991, Carranza-Castaneda 1992, Kelly and Lander 1988, MacFadden 1984 and Mooser 1968

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Astrohippus stockii: CIT 3576, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Yepomera, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Mexico.
  • Astrohippus albidens: FO 830, a mandible (fragmentary right lower jaw with p2-m3 in place ).

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (6), United States (8: Florida, New Mexico, Texas)

• Miocene of Mexico (2)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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