Mesohippus propinquus Lambe 1905 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: L. M. Lambe. 1905. Fossil horses of the Oligocene of the Cypress Hills, Assiniboia. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 2 11(4):43-52

Belongs to Mesohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Lambe 1905, Lambe 1908, Macdonald 1992, Osborn 1918, Stirton 1940 and Storer and Bryant 1993

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

Type specimen: Ottawa Mus6298, a tooth (second right upper premolar, worn, P2).

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (1: North Dakota)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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