†subfamily Hyracotheriinae Cope 1881 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. The systematic arrangement of the Order Perissodactyla. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 19(108):377-401

Parent taxon: Equidae according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Cope 1881, Franzen 2006, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Lucas and Kondrashov 2004, McGrew 1953 and Peterson 1919

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

Subtaxa: Eurohippus Haplohippus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of France (6 collections), Germany (24), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Oregon, Texas)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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