Alternative combination: Pliohippus (Pliohippus) nobilis
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
Sister taxa: Pliohippus (Astrohippus), Pliohippus (Pliohippus), Pliohippus bakeri, Pliohippus coalingensis, Pliohippus fossulatus, Pliohippus gracilis, Pliohippus mirabilis, Pliohippus pernix, Pliohippus potosinus, Pliohippus proversus, Pliohippus spectans, Pliohippus tantalus, Pliohippus tehonensis
Type specimen: AMNH 2668, a partial skull (An upper jaw containing P3-M3 of the left side, also P2 and M2-3 of the right side). Its type locality is Long Island Quarry, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ogallala Formation of Kansas.
Ecology: ground dwelling browser
• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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