Arenahippus aemulor Gingerich 1991 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Hyracotherium aemulor

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1991. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Perissodactyla (Mammalia) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(8):181-213

Belongs to Arenahippus according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Gingerich 1991 and MacFadden 1998

Sister taxa: Sifrhippus grangeri, Sifrhippus sandrae, Arenahippus pernix

Type specimen: UMMP 71523, a mandible (left and right mandibles with rightI1toM3andleftI2toM3). Its type locality is SC-34, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of United States (116: Wyoming collections)

Total: 116 collections each including a single occurrence

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