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Dinohippus leardi

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Taxonomy
Pliohippus leardi was named by Drescher (1941). Its type locality is North Tejon Hills, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Chanac Formation of California.

It was synonymized subjectively with Pliohippus fairbanksi by MacFadden (1998); it was recombined as Dinohippus leardi by Whistler and Burbank (1992), Hulbert (1993) and Kelly (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Pliohippus leardi Drescher
1955Pliohippus leardi Quinn p. 13
1992Dinohippus leardi Whistler and Burbank
1993Dinohippus leardi Hulbert, Jr.
1998Dinohippus leardi Kelly p. 20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
subfamilyEquinaeSteinmann and Döderlein 1890
tribeEquini
genusDinohippus
speciesleardi()

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