Nannippus minor Sellards 1916 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Hipparion minor, Hipparion minus

Full reference: E. H. Sellards. 1916. Fossil vertebrates from Florida: A new Miocene fauna; new Pliocene species; the Pleistocene fauna. Florida State Geological Survey, Annual Report 8:79-119

Belongs to Nannippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Hulbert 1990, Karrow et al. 1996, Macdonald 1992, MacFadden 1984, MacFadden and Waldrop 1980, Manning and MacFadden 1989, Matthew and Stirton 1930, Osborn 1918, Sellards 1916 and Stirton 1940

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

Type specimen: FGS 5867. Its type locality is American Cyanimid Company, which is in a Serravallian marginal marine sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Mississippi collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Louisiana)

• Miocene of Ukraine (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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