Equus complicatus Leidy 1858 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Onager (Hesperhippus) complicatus, Onager complicatus

Invalid subtaxa: Equus americanus Leidy 1847 [replaced name], Equus eous Cope 1895, Equus nearcticus Blake 1863

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, March 9th, 1858]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:11

Belongs to Equus according to J. W. Gidley 1901

See also Alroy 2002, Gidley 1903, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1847, Leidy 1858, Leidy 1860, Leidy 1873, Lundelius 1972 and Quinn 1957

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Dolichohippus), Equus (Hemionus), Equus (Hesperohippus), Equus (Hippotigris), Equus (Sussemionus), Equus africanus, Equus alaskae, Equus asinus, Equus australis, Equus caballus, Equus calobatus, Equus capensis, Equus coliemensis, Equus conversidens, Equus excelsus, Equus fraternus, Equus fromanius, Equus giganteus, Equus hatcheri, Equus holmesi, Equus idahoensis, Equus intermedius, Equus jubatus, Equus laurentius, Equus leidyi, Equus major, Equus mexicanus, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nevadanus, Equus niobrarensis, Equus nobisi, Equus pacificus, Equus parastylidens, Equus pectinatus, Equus przewalskii, Equus pseudaltidens, Equus quagga, Equus santaeelenae, Equus scotti, Equus semiplicatus, Equus stenonis, Equus tabeti, Equus taeniopus, Equus yunnanensis, Equus zebra, Equus (Asinus) kiang, Asinus africanus, Onager onager, Plesippus francescana, Equus (Plesippus) crenidens

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (21: Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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