Neohipparion Gidley 1903 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Synonyms: Hesperohipparion Dalquest 1981, Neohipparion (Hesperohipparion) Dalquest 1981

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1903. The fresh-water Tertiary of northwestern Texas : American Museum expeditions of 1899-1901. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(26):617-635

Parent taxon: Hipparionini according to S. R. May 2019

See also Baskin 1991, Carroll 1988, Dalquest 1981, Forsten 1975, Gidley 1903, Gidley 1907, Gregory 1942, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Kelly 1995, MacFadden 1984, MacFadden 1998, Matthew and Stirton 1930, Mooser 1963, Osborn 1918, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Quinn 1955 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Cormohipparion, Eurygnathohippus, Hipparion, Hipparion anthonyi, Hippotherium, Hippotherium sinclairi, Nannippus, Pseudhipparion

Subtaxa: Neohipparion affine Neohipparion eurystyle Neohipparion gidleyi Neohipparion leptode Neohipparion princeps Neohipparion sanjuanensis Neohipparion trampasense

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Type: Neohipparion whitneyi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections), United States (3: California, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Canada (1: Alberta), Mexico (11), United States (52: Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Florida, Oklahoma)

• Miocene of Canada (8: Saskatchewan), Honduras (1), Mexico (1), United States (62: California, Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 143 collections including 149 occurrences

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