Miohippus primus Osborn 1918 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

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 Miohippus according to H. F. Osborn 1918

See also Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Miohippus anceps, Miohippus annectens, Miohippus assiniboiensis, Miohippus condoni, Miohippus equiceps, Miohippus equinanus, Miohippus gemmarosae, Miohippus gidleyi, Miohippus grandis, Miohippus intermedius, Miohippus longicristis, Miohippus obliquidens, Miohippus quartus, Miohippus taxus

Type specimen: AMNH 7291, a partial skull (Fragmentary adult skull containing the superior grinding teeth, P3-M3)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Miohippus primus in the database

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