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Equus conversidens

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Taxonomy
Equus conversidens was named by Owen (1869) [holotype is IGM 4008?? ]. Its type specimen is IGM 403, a partial skull ( the maxillaries and part of the palate, with right and left P2-M3, of a small young adult horse), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Equus tau by Cope (1884) and Miller (1976); it was recombined as Asinus conversidens by Quinn (1957); it was recombined as Equus (Hemionus) conversidens by Skinner (1972); it was synonymized subjectively with Equus alaskae by Harris (1993).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Equus conversidens Owen
1884Equus barcenaei Cope p. 15
1901Equus conversidens Gidley p. 118
1924Equus barcenaei Hay
1930Equus barcenaei Hay
1942Equus conversidens Skinner
1955Equus conversidens Hibbard
1957Asinus conversidens Quinn
1959Onager zoyatalis Mooser
1960Equus conversidens Hibbard and Taylor
1964Equus conversidens Dalquest
1965Equus conversidens Dalquest and Hughes
1966Equus conversidens Slaughter p. 89
1970Equus conversidens Lundelius and Stevens p. 152
1972Equus (Hemionus) conversidens Skinner p. 125
1979Equus conversidens Dalquest p. 241
1980Equus conversidens Kurten and Anderson p. 291
1987Equus conversidens Carranza-Castaneda and Miller p. 338
2005Equus conversidens Cisneros p. 249
2007Equus conversidens Morgan and Rinehart p. 44

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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
speciesconversidensOwen 1869

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