Archaeohippus mourningi Merriam 1913 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Parahippus mourningi

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1913. New Anchitheriine Horses From: the Tertiary of the Great Basin Area. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 7(22):419-434

Belongs to Archaeohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Bode 1934, Bode 1935, Boessenecker 2011, Macdonald 1992, Matthew 1932, Merriam 1913, Osborn 1918, Schlaikjer 1937 and Stirton 1940

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

Type specimen: UCMP 19840, a maxilla ( a portion of a maxillary with milk dentition and M1)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Miocene of United States (12: California collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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