Miohippus intermedius Osborn and Wortman 1895 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Mesohippus intermedius, Pediohippus intermedius

Full reference: H. F. Osborn and J. L. Wortman. 1895. Perissodactyls of the Lower Miocene White River beds. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 7(12):343-375

Belongs to Miohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Hay 1902, Macdonald 1951, Osborn 1904, Osborn 1918, Osborn and Wortman 1895, Prothero and Shubin 1989, Schlaikjer 1935, Scott 1941, Sinclair 1925, Stirton 1940 and Stock 1933

Sister taxa: Miohippus anceps, Miohippus annectens, Miohippus assiniboiensis, Miohippus condoni, Miohippus equiceps, Miohippus equinanus, Miohippus gemmarosae, Miohippus gidleyi, Miohippus grandis, Miohippus longicristis, Miohippus obliquidens, Miohippus primus, Miohippus quartus, Miohippus taxus

Type specimen: AMNH 1196, a partial skeleton (skull and parts of skeleton). Its type locality is Indian Stronghold (Protoceras Channel), which is in a Whitneyan fluvial sandstone in the Brule Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Arikareean of United States (2: Nebraska, Oregon collections)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (3: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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