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Mesohippus Marsh 1875 (anchitheriine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43010

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science 9(51):239-250

Parent taxon: Anchitheriinae according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

Sister taxa: Anchitherium, Archaeohippus, Desmatippus, Hypohippus, Kalobatippus, Megahippus, Miohippus, Parahippus, Sinohippus

Subtaxa: Mesohippus bairdi, Mesohippus barbouri, Mesohippus celer, Mesohippus cuneatus, Mesohippus exoletus, Mesohippus latidens, Mesohippus propinquus, Mesohippus texanus, Mesohippus westoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser