Cormohipparion emsliei Hulbert, Jr. 1988 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Hippotherium emsliei

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1988. A new Cormohipparion (Mammalia, Equidae) from the Pliocene (latest Hemphillian and Blancan) of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 7(4):451-468

Belongs to Cormohipparion according to M. O. Woodburne 2007

See also Alroy 2007, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Hulbert 1988, MacFadden 1998 and Manning and MacFadden 1989

Sister taxa: Cormohipparion (Cormohipparion), Cormohipparion (Notiocradohipparion), Cormohipparion fricki, Cormohipparion goorisi, Cormohipparion ingenuum, Cormohipparion johnsoni, Cormohipparion matthewi, Cormohipparion merriami, Cormohipparion occidentale, Cormohipparion plicatile, Cormohipparion quinni, Cormohipparion skinneri, Cormohipparion sphenodus

Type specimen: 94700, a partial skull

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (10: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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