Pliolophus Owen 1858 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative spelling: Hyracotherium (Pliolophus)

Parent taxon: Equidae according to J. J. Hooker and D. Dashzeveg 2004

See also Cope 1881, Froehlich 2002, Gingerich 1991, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Schiebout 1974 and Wortman 1896

Sister taxa: Anchitheriinae, Duchesnehippus, Eohippus, Epihippus, Equinae, Erihippus, Gobihippus, Hipphaplus, Hyracotheriinae, Lophiopus, Minippus, Orohippus, Plesiohipparion, Protohippinae, Protorohippus, Sifrhippus, Sivalhippus, Xenicohippus

Subtaxa: Pliolophus barnesi Pliolophus quesnoyensis Pliolophus vulpiceps

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Type: Pliolophus vulpiceps

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (2 collections), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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