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Hippotherium venustum Leidy 1860 (hipparionine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47055

Alternative combinations: Hipparion venustum, Nannippus venustus, Neohipparion venustum

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1860. Description of Vertebrate Fossils. Post-Pleiocene Fossils of South-Carolina 99-122

Belongs to Hipparion according to B. J. MacFadden 1984

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 phlegrae, Hipparion rocinantis, Hipparion sellardsi, Hipparion shirleyae, Hipparion sitifense, Hipparion tehonense, Hipparion theniusi, Hipparion weihoense

Type specimen: misplaced, a tooth (a left upper molar with the protocone broken away)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore