Plesippus

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Plesippus
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Tribe: Equini
Genus: Plesippus
Matthew, 1924

Plesippus is a genus of extinct horse from the Pleistocene of North America. Although commonly seen as a subgenus of Equus recent cladistic analysis considers it a distinct genus.

Species[edit]

Two species are recognized by Barron et al. (2019), P. simplicidens and P. idahoensis.[1]

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