Cormohipparion plicatile Leidy 1887 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Hipparion plicatile, Hippotherium plicatile, Neohipparion plicatile

Belongs to Cormohipparion according to M. O. Woodburne 2007

See also Alroy 2007, Cope 1889, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Hulbert 1988, Macdonald 1992, MacFadden 1998, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1924, Merriam 1913, Osborn 1918, Simpson 1930, Stirton 1940 and Webb and Perrigo 1984

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

Type specimen: USNM 3292, a tooth (an upper molar of the right side). Its type locality is Mixson's Bone Bed, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Hemphillian of United States (7: Florida collections)

• Miocene of United States (11: Florida)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.