Nannippus aztecus Mooser 1968 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: O. Mooser. 1968. Fossil Equidae from the Middle Pliocene of the Central Plateau of Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 13(1):1-12

Belongs to Nannippus according to R. C. Hulbert 1990

See also Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, MacFadden 1984, MacFadden 1998 and Mooser 1968

Sister taxa: Nannippus beckensis, Nannippus lenticularis, Nannippus minor, Nannippus morgani, Nannippus peninsulatus, Nannippus westoni

Type specimen: FO 873, a maxilla (fragment of right maxillary with P3-M3)

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Blancan of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (5), United States (18: Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (5: Florida, Oklahoma)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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