Hypohippus affinis Leidy 1858 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Anchitherium (Hypohippus) affinis

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

Belongs to Hypohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Alroy 2002, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902, Leidy 1869, Osborn 1918 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is TMM 40282, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (23: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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