Hyrachyus crista Qi 1987 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae

Full reference: T. Qi. 1987. The middle Eocene Arshanto fauna (Mammalia) of Inner Mongolia. Annals of Carnegie Museum 56:1-73

Belongs to Hyrachyus according to Qi 1987

Sister taxa: Hyrachyus eximius, Hyrachyus grandis, Hyrachyus lunanensis, Hyrachyus metalophus, Hyrachyus minor, Hyrachyus modestus, Hyrachyus neimongoliensis, Hyrachyus paradoxus, Hyrachyus tongi, Chasmotherium depereti

Type specimen: IVPP V5722, a maxilla. Its type locality is Bayan Ulan (Arshanto), which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Arshanto Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Bayan Ulan (Arshanto)

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