Nannippus lenticularis Cope 1893 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Hipparion lenticulare, Merychippus lenticularis, Neohipparion lenticularis, Protohippus lenticulare

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1893. A preliminary report on the vertebrate paleontology of the Llano Estacado. Fourth Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas 1892:11-136

Belongs to Nannippus according to R. C. Hulbert 1988

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Goodnight's, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Goodnight Beds Formation of Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Hemphillian of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (10: Alabama, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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