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Haplohippus

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Fossil range: Template:Fossilrange Duchesnean[1]
File:Haplohippus texanus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Subfamily: Hyracotheriinae
Genus: Haplohippus
McGrew 1953
Species[1]
  • Haplohippus texanus

Haplohippus is an extinct genus of the modern horse family Equidae, that lived in the Eocene, from 42 to 38 million years ago. Fossil remains of Haplohippus have been found in the Clarno Formation, part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument[2]. While Haplohippus is quite similar to Orohippus, it is considered more primitive in character than Epihippus[3].


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=checkTaxonInfo&taxon_no=42998&is_real_user=1
  2. Kenworthy, J.P., V. L. Santucci, M. McNerney, and K. Snell. 2005. Paleontological Resource Inventory and Monitoring, Upper Columbia Basin Network. National Park Service TIC# D-259 link
  3. Template:Aut 1976 "Cladistic Analysis of Primitive Equids, with Notes on Other Perissodactyls" Systematic Zoology 25(1):1-14



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