Hipparion laromae Pesquero et al. 2006 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: M. D. Pesquero, M. T. Alberdi, and L. Alcalá. 2006. New species of Hipparion from La Roma 2 (Late Vallesian; Teruel Spain): a study of the morphological and biometric variability of Hipparion primigenium. Journal of Paleontology 80(2):343-356

Belongs to Hipparion according to M. D. Pesquero et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Hipparion chiai, Hipparion concudense, Hipparion condoni, Hipparion crassum, Hipparion dietrichi, Hipparion fissurae, Hipparion forcei, Hipparion gromovae, Hipparion longipes, Hipparion macedonicum, Hipparion matthewi, Hipparion mediterraneum, Hipparion minus, Hipparion molayanense, Hipparion periafricanum, Hipparion phlegrae, Hipparion rocinantis, Hipparion sellardsi, Hipparion shirleyae, Hipparion sitifense, Hipparion tehonense, Hipparion theniusi, Hipparion weihoense, Hippotherium venustum

Type specimen: RO-1269, a set of postcrania (1Phalanx III). Its type locality is La Roma 2, which is in a MN 10 terrestrial claystone in the Alfambra Formation of Spain.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at La Roma 2

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