Hyracodon nebraskensis Leidy 1850 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae

Alternative combinations: Aceratherium nebrascensis, Hyracodon nebrascensis, Rhinoceros (Hyracodon) nebrascensis, Rhinoceros nebraskensis

Synonyms: Hyracodon arcidens Cope 1873, Hyracodon doddi Tanner and Martin 1976

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1850. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 17th, 1850]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1):121-122

Belongs to Hyracodon according to D. R. Prothero 1998

See also Cope 1873, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Leidy 1850, Leidy 1856, Leidy 1857, Prothero 1996, Radinsky 1967, Scott 1941, Tanner and Martin 1976, Troxell 1921, Wood 1926, Wood 1927 and Wood 1960

Sister taxa: Hyracodon browni, Hyracodon leidyanus, Hyracodon major, Hyracodon medius, Hyracodon petersoni, Hyracodon primus, Hyracodon priscidens

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Oligocene of United States (20: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Eocene of United States (6: Nebraska)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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