Desmatippus texanus Leidy 1868 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Anchippus texanus, Parahippus texanus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1868. Notice of some remains of extinct pachyderms. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20:230-233

Belongs to Desmatippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Albright 1991, Albright 1999, Forsten 1975, Gidley 1904, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Leidy 1868, Macdonald 1963, Macdonald 1970, Macdonald 1992, Osborn 1918, Peterson 1906, Schlaikjer 1937 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Desmatippus avus, Desmatippus crenidens, Desmatippus integer, Desmatippus nebrascensis, Desmatippus tyleri, Anchippus riparius

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: Florida, Texas collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Florida, South Dakota)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.