Parahippus Leidy 1858 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: none

Type: Anchitherium (Parahippus) cognatus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (49: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (10: California, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (6: California, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 66 collections including 69 occurrences

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