Dinohippus leardi Drescher 1941 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Pliohippus leardi

Full reference: A. B. Drescher. 1941. Later Tertiary Equidae from the Tejon Hills, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 530(1):1-23

Belongs to Dinohippus according to T. S. Kelly 1998

See also Drescher 1941, Hulbert 1993, MacFadden 1998, Quinn 1955 and Whistler and Burbank 1992

Sister taxa: Dinohippus edensis, Dinohippus interpolatus, Dinohippus leidyanus, Dinohippus mexicanus, Dinohippus osborni, Dinohippus pachyops, Dinohippus subvenus

Type specimen: Its type locality is North Tejon Hills, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Chanac Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of United States (9: California)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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