Parapliohippus carrizoensis Dougherty 1940 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Merychippus carrizoensis, Pliohippus carrizoensis, Stylonus carrizoensis

Synonym: Merychippus tehachapiensis Buwalda and Lewis 1955

Full reference: J. F. Dougherty. 1940. A new Miocene mammalian fauna from Caliente Mountain, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 514(8):109-143

Belongs to Parapliohippus according to T. S. Kelly 1998

See also Dougherty 1940, Evander 1997, Hulbert and MacFadden 1991, Kelly 1995, Kelly and Lander 1988, Kelly and Lander 1992, MacFadden 1998, Munthe 1979 and Woodburne 1991

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (38: California, Nevada collections)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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