Astrohippus Stirton 1940 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1940. Phylogeny of North American Equidae. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 25(4):165-198

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

Sister taxa: Boreohippidion, Calippus, Dinohippus, Equus, Haringtonhippus, Heteropliohippus, Hippidion, Parapliohippus, Pliohippina, Pliohippus, Protohippina, Protohippus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (7), United States (18: Florida, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of Mexico (2), United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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