Eurygnathohippus turkanense Hooijer and Maglio 1974 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Hipparion turkanense

Belongs to Eurygnathohippus according to T. A. Franz-Odendaal et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Eurygnathohippus afarense, Eurygnathohippus albertense, Eurygnathohippus baardi, Eurygnathohippus cornelianus, Eurygnathohippus hasumense, Eurygnathohippus libycum, Eurygnathohippus namaquense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lothagam-Lower Nawata Mb., which is in a Tortonian fluvial mudstone/sandstone in the Nawata Formation of Kenya

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Kenya (1), Tanzania (1), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (3), Tanzania (2), Uganda (14)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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