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Equus (Hippotigris)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Taxonomy
Hippotigris was named by Hamilton-Smith (1841) [type African Equus zebra]. Its type is Hippotigris grevyi.

It was reranked as Equus (Hippotigris) by Skinner (1972); it was synonymized subjectively with Equus by Sclater (1900), Trouessart (1905), Lydekker (1916), Lundholm (1952), Ellerman et al. (1953), Azzaroli (1966), Groves and Willoughby (1981) and Prothero and Schoch (1989).

It was assigned to Equini by Quinn (1955); to Equidae by Mooser (1958); and to Equus by Skinner (1972).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Hippotigris Hamilton-Smith
1944Hippotigris McGrew
1955Hippotigris Quinn p. 46
1958Hippotigris Mooser p. 360
1961Hippotigris Trumler
1972Equus (Hippotigris) Skinner p. 118

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
suborderLophodontomorpha
infraorderEuperissodactyla
Hippomorpha
superfamilyEquoidea
familyEquidae
subfamilyEquinaeSteinmann and Döderlein 1890
tribeEquini
genusEquus
subgenusHippotigris(Hamilton-Smith 1841)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available