Equus (Plesippus) crenidens Cope 1884 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Equus crenidens, Equus crinidens

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. The extinct Mammalia of the Valley of Mexico. Paleontological Bulletin 39:1-21

Belongs to Equus (Plesippus) according to C. W. Hibbard 1955

See also Cope 1884, Gidley 1901 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Dolichohippus), 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tequixquiac, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in Mexico

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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