Equus idahoensis Merriam 1918 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Plesippus idahoensis

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1918. New Mammalia From the Idaho Formation. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(26):523-550

Belongs to Equus according to T. S. Kelly 1997

See also Albright 1999, Downs and Miller 1994, Kelly 1994, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Merriam 1918, Repenning et al. 1995, Savage 1951, Schultz 1936, Shotwell 1970 and Stirton 1940

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 giganteus, Equus hatcheri, Equus holmesi, 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

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Nevada collections)

• Blancan of United States (14: California, Idaho, Nevada, Texas)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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