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Mesohippus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Anchitherium cuneatum Cope p. 7
1875Mesohippus Marsh
1881Mesohippus Cope p. 399
1895Mesohippus Osborn and Wortman p. 352
1902Miohippus cuneatus Hay p. 614
1907Mesohippus Gidley p. 867
1908Mesohippus Lambe
1930Mesohippus cuneatus Hay
1940Mesohippus Stirton p. 169
1940Mesohippus cuneatus Stirton p. 170
1941Mesohippus cuneatus Scott
1966Mesohippus Johnson p. 80
1988Mesohippus Carroll
1989Mesohippus Prothero and Schoch p. 531
1998Mesohippus MacFadden p. 544

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
suborderLophodontomorpha
infraorderEuperissodactyla
Hippomorpha
superfamilyEquoidea
familyEquidae
subfamilyAnchitheriinae()
genusMesohippus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:55:50
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Duchesnean to the top of the Whitneyan or 40.40000 to 30.80000 Ma

Collections (76 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Texas) M. sp., M. texanus (16828) M. texanus (16829 16830 16831 16835 16843 16851 16863)
Duchesnean - Chadronian40.4 - 33.9USA (Montana) M. sp. (16840)
Duchesnean - Chadronian40.4 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) M. sp. (17020)
Duchesnean - Early/Lower Chadronian40.4 - 33.9USA (California) M. sp. (17039)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) M. celer (17045) M. hypostylus (16951 16952 16954 16956 16957) M. montanensis (16920) M. westoni (17011)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) M. proteulophus (16977) M. sp. (16968)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) M. propinquus, M. westoni (16919) M. sp. (16979 17023) M. westoni (16893)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (South Dakota) M. exoletus, M. celer (17006) M. latidens (16938) M. viejensis (16885)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Mexico (Chihuahua) M. sp. (17015)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) M. bairdi (16918) M. hypostylus (16929)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (North Dakota) M. propinquus, M. westoni (16991)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) M. hypostylus (16915 16924 16925) M. latidens (17028) M. montanensis (17010) M. sp. (16927 16990) M. westoni (16988)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Texas) M. texanus (16931 17016)
Early/Lower Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) M. sp. (27245)
Late/Upper Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) M. bairdi (16981)
Late/Upper Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) M. sp. (17027)
Late/Upper Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) M. sp. (85117)
Middle Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) M. propinquus, M. westoni (16928)
Middle Chadronian - Late/Upper Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) M. sp. (156988)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) M. bairdi (17116)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Montana) M. hypostylus (17109 17154) M. sp. (17090 17138)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Oregon) M. bairdi (17070)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3Canada (Saskatchewan) M. bairdi (17055 17111)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (South Dakota) M. bairdi (17102 17153 17162 17173 17174 17180) M. bairdii (17088 17094 17133 17296) M. exoletus (17141) M. sp. (17089 163487) Miohippus bairdii (17115)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Nebraska) M. bairdi (17062 17098 17164 17165)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (North Dakota) M. bairdi (17101)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Oregon) M. sp. (17349)