Orohippus agilis Marsh 1873 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Epihippus agilis, Hyracotherium agile

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1873. Notice of new Tertiary mammals. American Journal of Science 5(29):407-410

Belongs to Orohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Cope 1875, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Kitts 1957, Marsh 1873, Marsh 1874 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Orohippus (Aminippus), Orohippus major, Orohippus progressus, Orohippus proteros, Orohippus pumilus, Orohippus sylvaticus

Type specimen: YPM 1268, a partial skeleton (fragmentary skull, forelimb, and vertebrae)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Orohippus agilis in the database

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