Mesohippus latidens Douglass 1903 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199

Belongs to Mesohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Douglass 1903, Forsten 1970, Osborn 1904, Osborn 1918 and Stirton 1940

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

Type specimen: CM 751, a set of teeth (four superior grinders, P4-M3, of the left side). Its type locality is Thompson Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

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

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