Calippus circulus Quinn 1955 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Calippus (Grammohippus) circulus, Merychippus circulus, Pliohippus circulus

Full reference: J. H. Quinn. 1955. Miocene Equidae of the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas Report of Investigations 5516:1-102

Belongs to Calippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Forsten 1975, Hulbert 1988, Kelly 1998 and Quinn 1955

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BEG 31191-10, a set of teeth (wer right cheek tooth series with p4-m3). Its type locality is Sam Houston, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Fleming Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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