Equus (Dolichohippus) Heller 1912 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative spelling: Dolichohippus

Synonyms: Equus (Grevya) Hilzheimer 1912, Equus (Ludolphozecora) Griffini 1913, Equus (Megacephalon) Hilzheimer 1912

Parent taxon: Equus according to M. F. Skinner 1972

See also Alroy 2002, Downs and Miller 1994, Gazin 1936, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Prothero and Schoch 1989

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Hemionus), Equus (Hesperohippus), Equus (Hippotigris), Equus (Sussemionus), Equus africanus, Equus alaskae, Equus asinus, Equus australis, Equus caballus, Equus calobatus, Equus capensis, Equus coliemensis, Equus complicatus, Equus conversidens, Equus curvidens, Equus excelsus, Equus fraternus, Equus fromanius, Equus giganteus, Equus hatcheri, Equus holmesi, Equus idahoensis, Equus intermedius, Equus jubatus, Equus laurentius, Equus leidyi, Equus mexicanus, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nearcticus, Equus nevadanus, Equus niobrarensis, Equus nobisi, Equus pacificus, Equus parastylidens, Equus pectinatus, Equus przewalskii, Equus pseudaltidens, Equus quagga, Equus santaeelenae, Equus scotti, Equus semiplicatus, Equus stenonis, Equus tabeti, Equus taeniopus, Equus yunnanensis, Equus zebra, Equus (Asinus) kiang, Asinus africanus, Onager onager, Plesippus francescana, Equus (Plesippus) crenidens

Subtaxa: Equus (Dolichohippus) enormis Equus (Dolichohippus) grevyi Equus (Dolichohippus) simplicidens

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (15 collections), Mexico (2), Nicaragua (1), United States (32: Arizona, California, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas)

• Blancan of Mexico (7), United States (78: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (2)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 139 collections including 156 occurrences

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