Equus giganteus Gidley 1901 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1901. Tooth Characters and Revision of the North American Species of the Genus Equus. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 14(9):1-60

Belongs to Equus according to J. W. Gidley 1901

See also Dalquest 1988, Dalquest and Carpenter 1988, Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Kelly 1994, Kelly 1997 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Dolichohippus), Equus (Hemionus), Equus (Hesperohippus), Equus (Hippotigris), Equus (Sussemionus), Equus africanus, Equus alaskae, Equus asinus, Equus australis, Equus caballus, Equus calobatus, Equus capensis, Equus coliemensis, Equus complicatus, Equus conversidens, Equus curvidens, Equus excelsus, Equus fraternus, Equus fromanius, Equus hatcheri, Equus holmesi, Equus idahoensis, Equus intermedius, Equus jubatus, Equus laurentius, Equus leidyi, Equus mexicanus, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nearcticus, Equus nevadanus, Equus niobrarensis, Equus nobisi, Equus pacificus, Equus parastylidens, Equus pectinatus, Equus przewalskii, Equus pseudaltidens, Equus quagga, Equus santaeelenae, Equus scotti, Equus semiplicatus, Equus stenonis, Equus tabeti, Equus taeniopus, Equus yunnanensis, Equus zebra, Equus (Asinus) kiang, Asinus africanus, Onager onager, Plesippus francescana, Equus (Plesippus) crenidens

Type specimen: AMNH 8616, a tooth (upper M2)

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (6: Kansas, Nevada, South Dakota)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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