Epihippus gracilis Marsh 1871 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Anchitherium gracilis, Epihippus (Epihippus) gracilis, Mesohippus gracilis, Orohippus gracilis, Pachynolophus gracilis

Synonyms: Epihippus (Epihippus) parvus Granger 1908, Epihippus parvus Granger 1908

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals from the Tertiary Formation. American Journal of Science 2(7):35-44

Belongs to Epihippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Black 1979, Granger 1908, Hanson 1996, Hay 1902, MacFadden 1980, Marsh 1871, Marsh 1874, McCarroll et al. 1996, Peterson 1919, Scott 1945, Stirton 1940 and Westgate 1990

Sister taxa: Epihippus (Duchesnehippus), Epihippus (Epihippus), Epihippus uintensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (30: Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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