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Pliohippus (Astrohippus) stockii

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Taxonomy
Pliohippus (Astrohippus) stockii was named by Lance (1950). Its type specimen is CIT 3576, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yepomera, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Mexico.

It was recombined as Astrohippus stocki by MacFadden (1984), MacFadden (1986) and Prado and Alberdi (1996); it was recombined as Astrohippus stockii by Quinn (1955), Mooser (1973), MacFadden (1998), Kelly (1998) and MacFadden (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Pliohippus (Astrohippus) stockii Lance p. 12 figs. 2, 3, 6b, 7 - 10
1955Astrohippus stockii Quinn p. 63
1968Astrohippus albidens Mooser p. 2 figs. 1 - 6
1973Astrohippus stockii Mooser p. 258 fig. 2
1984Astrohippus stocki MacFadden
1986Astrohippus stocki MacFadden p. 467
1988Dinohippus albidens Kelly and Lander
1991Astrohippus albidens Baskin p. 999
1996Astrohippus stocki Prado and Alberdi p. 676
1998Astrohippus stockii Kelly
1998Astrohippus stockii MacFadden p. 551
2006Astrohippus stockii MacFadden p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
suborderLophodontomorpha
infraorderEuperissodactyla
Hippomorpha
superfamilyEquoidea
familyEquidae
subfamilyEquinaeSteinmann and Döderlein 1890
tribeEquini
genusPliohippus
subgenusAstrohippus
speciesstockii

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingsubf
Diet: browserg
Created: 2009-01-04 10:28:26
Modified: 2009-01-04 12:28:26
Source: g = genus, subf = subfamily, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, MacFadden and Cerling 1996, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, MacFadden 1998
Collections
No collection or age range data are available