Mesohippus celer Marsh 1874 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Anchitherium celer, Miohippus celer

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1874. Notice of new equine mammals from the Tertiary formation. American Journal of Science 7(39):247-258

Belongs to Mesohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Clark and Beerbower 1967, Hay 1902, Kihm 1987, Marsh 1874, Marsh 1875, Osborn 1904, Osborn 1918, Osborn and Wortman 1895, Prothero and Shubin 1989, Scott 1941 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Mesohippus bairdi, Mesohippus barbouri, Mesohippus cuneatus, Mesohippus exoletus, Mesohippus latidens, Mesohippus propinquus, Mesohippus texanus, Mesohippus westoni

Type specimen: YPM 11302, a maxilla (superior molars, P4-M3, in a portion of the right maxillary)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Mesohippus celer in the database

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