Megahippus matthewi Barbour 1914 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Hypohippus matthewi

Full reference: E. H. Barbour. 1914. A New Fossil Horse, Hypohippus matthewi. Nebraska Geological Survey 4(10):169-173

Belongs to Megahippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Barbour 1914, McGrew 1938, Stirton 1940, Tedford and Alf 1962, Voorhies 1990 and Webb 1969

Sister taxon: Megahippus mckennai

Type specimen: Its type locality is Devil's Gulch Horse Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (7: California, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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