Merychippus stevensi Dougherty 1940 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: J. F. Dougherty. 1940. A new Miocene mammalian fauna from Caliente Mountain, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 514(8):109-143

Belongs to Merychippus according to J. F. Dougherty 1940

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

Type specimen: CIT 2582, a tooth (M1 or M2). Its type locality is CIT 322, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in California.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at CIT 322

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