Xenicohippus craspedotum Cope 1880 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Eohippus craspedotus, Hyracotherium craspedotum

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. The bad lands of the Wind River and their fauna. The American Naturalist 14(10):745-748

Belongs to Xenicohippus according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Cope 1880, Froehlich 1999, Gingerich 1981, Gingerich 1991, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Stirton 1940, Stucky 1984 and Wortman 1896

Sister taxa: Xenicohippus grangeri, Xenicohippus osborni

Type specimen: AMNH 4830, a mandible (left and right mandible fragments with right M1–M3 and left P4–M1)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (11: Colorado, Oregon, Wyoming collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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