Neohipparion

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Neohipparion
Temporal range: Clarendonian-Hemphillian
~13.6–4.9 Ma
Neohipparion sp.jpg
Skeleton in Nebraska State Museum of Natural History
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Subfamily: Equinae
Tribe: Hipparionini
Genus: Neohipparion
Gidley, 1903
Type species
Neohipparion affine
(Leidy, 1869)
Species
  • N. affine (Leidy, 1869)
  • N. eurystyle (Cope, 1893)
  • N. gidleyi Merriam, 1915
  • N. leptode Merriam, 1915
  • N. trampasense Edwards, 1982
Synonyms
  • Hesperohippus Dalquest, 1981

Neohipparion is an extinct genus of equid,[1] from the Neogene (Miocene to Pliocene) of North America and Central America.

Restoration of N. affine
Mare and foal at Ashfall Fossil Beds

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clementz, M. T. (2012). "New insight from old bones: Stable isotope analysis of fossil mammals". Journal of Mammalogy. 93 (2): 368–380. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-S-179.1.