Synonyms: Pliohippus (Pliohippus) fairbanksi Merriam 1915, Pliohippus fairbanksi Merriam 1915
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1913. New Protohippine Horses From Tertiary Beds on the Western Border of the Mohave Desert. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 7(23):435-442
Sister taxa: Pliohippus (Astrohippus), Pliohippus (Pliohippus), Pliohippus bakeri, Pliohippus coalingensis, Pliohippus fossulatus, Pliohippus gracilis, Pliohippus mirabilis, Pliohippus nobilis, Pliohippus pernix, Pliohippus potosinus, Pliohippus proversus, Pliohippus spectans, Pliohippus tehonensis
- Pliohippus tantalus: UCMP 19434 and 21221, a set of teeth (Two large upper cheek teeth). Its type locality is Ricardo, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Dove Spring Formation of California.
- Pliohippus fairbanksi: UCMP 19789, a tooth (a large unworn upper cheek-tooth p4?). Its type locality is Ricardo, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Dove Spring Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling browser
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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