Archaeohippus blackbergi Hay 1924 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Miohippus blackbergi, Parahippus blackbergi

Synonyms: Archaeohippus minutalis Hay 1924, Archaeohippus nanus Simpson 1932, Parahippus minutalis Hay 1924

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1924. Description of some fossil vertebrates from the Upper Miocene of Texas. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 37:1-18

Belongs to Archaeohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Dingus 1990, Downs 1956, Emry and Eshelman 1998, Forsten 1975, Hay 1924, MacFadden 2001, O'Sullivan 2003, Quinn 1955, Schlaikjer 1937, Simpson 1932, Stirton 1940, White 1942 and Wood and Wood 1937

Sister taxa: Archaeohippus mannulus, Archaeohippus minimus, Archaeohippus mourningi, Archaeohippus penultimus, Archaeohippus stenolophus, Archaeohippus ultimus

Type specimens:

  • Archaeohippus blackbergi: Its type locality is Garvin Gully, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Oakville Formation of Texas
  • Archaeohippus nanus: FSGS V5254, a maxilla (right P1-M3).
  • Parahippus minutalis: Its type locality is Garvin Gully, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Oakville Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (12: Delaware, Florida, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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