Mesohippus Marsh 1875 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science 9(51):239-250

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

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1881, Gidley 1907, Johnson 1966, Lambe 1908, Marsh 1875, Osborn and Wortman 1895, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Mesohippus bairdi Mesohippus barbouri Mesohippus celer Mesohippus cuneatus Mesohippus exoletus Mesohippus latidens Mesohippus propinquus Mesohippus texanus Mesohippus westoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (26: Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (7: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), United States (41: California, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 77 collections including 81 occurrences

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