Equus yunnanensis Colbert 1940 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1940. Pleistocene mammals from the Ma Kai Valley of northern Yunnan, China. American Museum Novitates 1099:1-10

Belongs to Equus according to E. H. Colbert 1940

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Dolichohippus), Equus (Hemionus), Equus (Hesperohippus), Equus (Hippotigris), Equus (Sussemionus), Equus africanus, Equus alaskae, Equus asinus, Equus australis, Equus caballus, Equus calobatus, Equus capensis, Equus coliemensis, Equus complicatus, Equus conversidens, Equus curvidens, Equus excelsus, Equus fraternus, Equus fromanius, Equus giganteus, Equus hatcheri, Equus holmesi, Equus idahoensis, Equus intermedius, Equus jubatus, Equus laurentius, Equus leidyi, Equus mexicanus, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nearcticus, Equus nevadanus, Equus niobrarensis, Equus nobisi, Equus pacificus, Equus parastylidens, Equus pectinatus, Equus przewalskii, Equus pseudaltidens, Equus quagga, Equus santaeelenae, Equus scotti, Equus semiplicatus, Equus stenonis, Equus tabeti, Equus taeniopus, Equus zebra, Equus (Asinus) kiang, Asinus africanus, Onager onager, Plesippus francescana, Equus (Plesippus) crenidens

Type specimen: AMNH 38960, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Ma Kai Valley, which is in a Pleistocene eolian claystone in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (4 collections)

• Baodean of China (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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