Cormohipparion Skinner and MacFadden 1977 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: M. F. Skinner and B. J. MacFadden. 1977. Cormohipparion n. gen. (Mammalia, Equidae) from the North American Miocene (Barstovian-Clarendonian). Journal of Paleontology 51(5):912-926

Parent taxon: Hipparionini according to V. M. Bravo-Cuevas and I. Ferrusquia-Villafranca 2008

See also Alroy 2007, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Kelly 1995, MacFadden 1998, Prothero and Schoch 1989 and Skinner and MacFadden 1977

Sister taxa: Eurygnathohippus, Hipparion, Hipparion anthonyi, Hippotherium, Hippotherium sinclairi, Nannippus, Neohipparion, Pseudhipparion

Subtaxa: Cormohipparion (Cormohipparion) Cormohipparion (Notiocradohipparion) Cormohipparion emsliei Cormohipparion fricki Cormohipparion goorisi Cormohipparion ingenuum Cormohipparion johnsoni Cormohipparion matthewi Cormohipparion merriami Cormohipparion occidentale Cormohipparion plicatile Cormohipparion quinni Cormohipparion skinneri Cormohipparion sphenodus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Blancan of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of India (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (21: Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Miocene of Honduras (3), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (64: California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 96 collections including 116 occurrences

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