Cormohipparion ingenuum Leidy 1885 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Hipparion ingenuum, Hippotherium ingenuum, Nannippus ingenuus, Neohipparion ingenuum

Synonyms: Nannippus lenticulare Cope 1893, Protohippus lenticularis Cope 1893

Belongs to Cormohipparion according to S. R. May 2019

See also Alroy 2007, Cope 1889, Cope 1893, Dalquest 1983, Dalquest and Donovan 1973, Forsten 1975, Gidley 1903, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Hesse 1936, Hulbert 1988, Macdonald 1992, MacFadden 1984, MacFadden 1998, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1924, Matthew and Stirton 1930, Matthew and Stirton 1930, Osborn 1918, Savage 1941, Simpson 1930, Stirton 1940, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodburne 2007

Sister taxa: Cormohipparion (Cormohipparion), Cormohipparion (Notiocradohipparion), Cormohipparion emsliei, Cormohipparion fricki, Cormohipparion goorisi, Cormohipparion johnsoni, Cormohipparion matthewi, Cormohipparion merriami, Cormohipparion occidentale, Cormohipparion plicatile, Cormohipparion quinni, Cormohipparion skinneri, Cormohipparion sphenodus

Type specimens:

  • Cormohipparion ingenuum: USNM 3306, a set of teeth (two superior molar teeth of the left side). Its type locality is Mixson's Bone Bed, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida.
  • Protohippus lenticularis: Its type locality is Goodnight's, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Goodnight Beds Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Hemphillian of United States (10: Florida collections)

• Miocene of Honduras (3), United States (18: Florida, Texas)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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