Protohippus supremus Leidy 1869 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Merychippus supremus, Pliohippus (Pliohippus) supremus, Pliohippus supremus

Synonyms: Astrohippus sellardsi Quinn 1955, Hippotigris clarendonensis Quinn 1955, Hippotigris parastylus Quinn 1955, Hippotigris sellardsi Quinn 1955, Pliohippus (Pliohippus) simus Gidley 1906, Pliohippus simus Gidley 1906, Protohippus simus Gidley 1906

Belongs to Protohippus according to S. R. May 2019

See also Cope 1893, Forsten 1975, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Henshaw 1942, Hulbert 1988, Kelly 1995, Kelly 1998, Kelly and Lander 1988, Macdonald 1951, Macdonald 1992, MacFadden 1998, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1924, McGrew 1938, McGrew and Meade 1938, Osborn 1918, Prado and Alberdi 1996, Quinn 1955, Quinn 1987, Stirton 1933, Stirton 1940, Voorhies 1990 and Webb 1969

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (18: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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