Hyrachyus eximius Leidy 1871 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae

Synonyms: Hyrachyus hypostylus Wood 1934, Hyrachyus imperialis Osborn et al. 1878, Hyrachyus princeps Marsh 1872, Metahyrachyus troxelli Wood 1934

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1871. Remarks on fossil vertebrates from Wyoming. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23(2):228-229

Belongs to Hyrachyus according to L. B. Radinsky 1967

See also Colbert and Schoch 1998, Cope 1873, Leidy 1871, Marsh 1872, McCarroll et al. 1996, Osborn et al. 1878, Troxell 1922 and Wood 1934

Sister taxa: Hyrachyus crista, Hyrachyus douglassi, Hyrachyus grandis, Hyrachyus lunanensis, Hyrachyus metalophus, Hyrachyus minor, Hyrachyus modestus, Hyrachyus neimongoliensis, Hyrachyus paradoxus, Hyrachyus tongi, Chasmotherium depereti

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (28: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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