Merychippus gunteri Simpson 1930

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Hippodon gunteri, Merychippus (Merychippus) gunteri

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1930. Tertiary Land Mammals of Florida. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 59(3):1-64

Belongs to Merychippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Forsten 1975, Hulbert and MacFadden 1991, Kelly 1995, Quinn 1955, Simpson 1930 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Merychippus (Merychippus), Merychippus (Protohippus), Merychippus brevidontus, Merychippus calamarius, Merychippus californicus, Merychippus coloradense, Merychippus eohipparion, Merychippus eoplacidus, Merychippus insignis, Merychippus labrosus, Merychippus missouriensis, Merychippus patruus, Merychippus primus, Merychippus proparvulus, Merychippus quartus, Merychippus quintus, Merychippus relictus, Merychippus republicanus, Merychippus sejunctus, Merychippus seversus, Merychippus stevensi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Midway, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Torreya Formation of Florida

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (28: Florida, Louisiana, Texas collections)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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