Miohippus taxus Douglass 1908 (anchitheriine horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Altippus taxus, Parahippus taxus

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1908. Fossil horses from North Dakota and Montana. Annals of Carnegie Museum 4(15):267-277

Belongs to Miohippus according to E. M. Schlaikjer 1937

See also Douglass 1908, Jahns 1940, Osborn 1918, Stirton 1940 and Tabrum and Nichols 2001

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 primus, Miohippus quartus

Type specimen: CM 836, a partial skeleton (parts of a skull, the greater portion of a mandible, a radius, portions of two femora, a tibia, a nearly complete hind foot, other bones of toes, and numerous f). Its type locality is Woodin, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Woodin

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