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Hipparion phlegrae Lazaridis and Tsoukala 2014 (hipparionine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297905

Full reference: G. Lazaridis and E. Tsoukala. 2014. Hipparion phlegrae, sp. nov. (Mammalia, Perissodactyla): a new species from the Turolian locality of Kryopigi (Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(1):164-178

Belongs to Hipparion according to G. Lazaridis and E. Tsoukala 2014

Sister taxa: Hipparion chiai, Hipparion concudense, Hipparion condoni, Hipparion crassum, Hipparion dietrichi, Hipparion fissurae, Hipparion forcei, Hipparion gromovae, Hipparion laromae, Hipparion longipes, Hipparion macedonicum, Hipparion matthewi, Hipparion mediterraneum, Hipparion minus, Hipparion molayanense, Hipparion periafricanum, Hipparion rocinantis, Hipparion sellardsi, Hipparion shirleyae, Hipparion sitifense, Hipparion tehonense, Hipparion theniusi, Hipparion weihoense, Hippotherium venustum

Type specimen: KRY 2800, a skull. Its type locality is Kryopigi, which is in a Turolian terrestrial horizon in the Triglia Formation of Greece.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore