Hipparion tehonense Merriam 1916 (hipparionine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Nannippus tehonensis

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1916. Mammalian Remains From the Chanac Formation of the Tejon Hills, California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(8):111-127

Belongs to Hipparion according to S. R. May 2019

Sister taxa: Hipparion chiai, Hipparion concudense, Hipparion condoni, Hipparion crassum, Hipparion dietrichi, Hipparion fissurae, Hipparion forcei, Hipparion gromovae, Hipparion laromae, Hipparion longipes, Hipparion macedonicum, Hipparion matthewi, Hipparion mediterraneum, Hipparion minus, Hipparion molayanense, Hipparion periafricanum, Hipparion phlegrae, Hipparion rocinantis, Hipparion sellardsi, Hipparion shirleyae, Hipparion sitifense, Hipparion theniusi, Hipparion weihoense, Hippotherium venustum

Type specimen: UCMP 21780, a tooth (A right superior molar; m1?)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Hemphillian of United States (6: Florida, Kansas, Oklahoma collections)

• Miocene of United States (29: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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