Megahippus

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Megahippus
Temporal range: 16.3–10.3Ma
Barstovian to Late Clarendonian
Megahippus mckennai.jpg
Megahippus mckennai fossils
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Subfamily: Anchitheriinae
Genus: Megahippus
McGrew, 1938
Species
  • Megahippus matthewi
  • Megahippus mckennai

Megahippus is an extinct equid genus belonging to the subfamily Anchitheriinae. As with other members of this subfamily, Megahippus is more primitive than the living horses. Fossil remains of Megahippus have been found across the U.S., from Montana to Florida.

Teeth

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