Alternative combinations: Dinohippus tehonensis, Pliohippus (Pliohippus) tehonensis, Protohippus tehonensis
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1915. New Horses From the Miocene and Pliocene of California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 9(4):49-58
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 tantalus
Type specimen: UCMP 21779, a tooth (left M1). Its type locality is South Tejon Hills, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the "Santa Margarita" Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling browser
• Miocene of United States (29: California collections)
Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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