Merychippus eohipparion Osborn 1918 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Merychippus (Merychippus) eohipparion

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1918. Equidae of the Oligocene, Miocene, and Pliocene of North America, iconographic type revision. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 2(1):1-217

Belongs to Merychippus according to H. F. Osborn 1918

See also Macdonald 1992 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Merychippus (Merychippus), Merychippus (Protohippus), Merychippus brevidontus, Merychippus calamarius, Merychippus californicus, Merychippus coloradense, Merychippus eoplacidus, Merychippus gunteri, Merychippus insignis, Merychippus labrosus, Merychippus missouriensis, Merychippus patruus, Merychippus primus, Merychippus proparvulus, Merychippus quintus, Merychippus relictus, Merychippus republicanus, Merychippus sejunctus, Merychippus seversus, Merychippus stevensi

Type specimen: AMNH 9402, a partial skeleton (lower jaws, fore and hind limbs and feet, and several vertebrre, all belonging to a single individual)

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Merychippus eohipparion in the database

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