Equus niobrarensis Hay 1913 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1913. Notes on some fossil horses, with descriptions of four new species. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 44(1969):569-594

Belongs to Equus according to O. P. Hay 1913

See also Barbour and Schultz 1937, Harris 1993, Hulbert 1995, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lundelius 1984, Morgan and Rinehart 2007, Stephens 1960 and Winans 1989

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 idahoensis, Equus intermedius, Equus jubatus, Equus laurentius, Equus leidyi, Equus mexicanus, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nearcticus, Equus nevadanus, 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

Subtaxa: Equus niobrarensis alaskae

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Type specimen: USNM 4999, a skull

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (9: Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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