Nannippus beckensis Dalquest and Donovan 1973 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: W. W. Dalquest and T. J. Donovan. 1973. A new three-toed horse (Nannippus) from the late Pliocene of Scurry County, Texas. Journal of Paleontology 47(1):34-45

Belongs to Nannippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Dalquest and Donovan 1973, Kurten and Anderson 1980, MacFadden 1984 and MacFadden and Waldrop 1980

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beck Ranch, which is in a Blancan fluvial sandstone in Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution: found only at Beck Ranch

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.