Anchitherium von Meyer 1844 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative spelling: Achitherium

Parent taxon: Anchitheriinae according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Douglass 1899, Gidley 1907, Leidy 1869, MacFadden 2009, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Anchitherium (Hypohippus) Anchitherium (Parahippus) Anchitherium aurelianense Anchitherium australe Anchitherium clarencei Anchitherium navasotae

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Type: Anchitherium (Parahippus) cognatus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Neogene of Ukraine (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (6), France (20), Germany (10), Panama (3), Poland (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Spain (10), Switzerland (4), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (13: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 82 collections including 85 occurrences

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