Hippidion Owen 1869 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative spelling: Hippidium

Synonyms: Onohippidion Filhol 1888, Onohippidium Moreno 1891, Parahipparion Ameghino 1904

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

See also Alberdi and Prado 1992, Alberdi and Prado 1993, Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Dos Santos Avilla et al. 2015, Gidley 1907, Kelly 1995, Kelly 1998, Lydekker 1894, MacFadden 1997, MacFadden and Skinner 1979, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prado and Alberdi 1996, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Rusconi 1934 and Schneider 1926

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

Subtaxa: Hippidion angulatus Hippidion devillei Hippidion principale Hippidion saldiasi Hippidium entrerianum Hippidium principale Parahipparion saldiasi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (14 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (10), Chile (7), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), Chile (1)

• Miocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 44 collections including 47 occurrences

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