Merychippus labrosus Cope 1874

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Protohippus labrosus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Report on the stratigraphy and Pliocene vertebrate paleontology of northern Colorado. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 1(1):9-22

Belongs to Merychippus according to H. F. Osborn 1918

See also Cope 1874, Cope 1893, Galbreath 1953, Gidley 1907, Hay 1902 and Macdonald 1992

Sister taxa: Merychippus (Merychippus), Merychippus (Protohippus), Merychippus brevidontus, Merychippus calamarius, Merychippus californicus, Merychippus coloradense, Merychippus eohipparion, Merychippus eoplacidus, Merychippus gunteri, Merychippus insignis, Merychippus missouriensis, Merychippus patruus, Merychippus primus, Merychippus proparvulus, Merychippus quartus, Merychippus quintus, Merychippus relictus, Merychippus republicanus, Merychippus sejunctus, Merychippus seversus, Merychippus stevensi

Type specimen: AMNH 8266, a mandible (a composite of two jaw fragments, the symphysis and the (right) ramus belonging certainly to different indi- viduals and probably to distinct species. The symph).

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Merychippus labrosus in the database

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