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Nannippus minor Sellards 1916 (hipparionine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48961

Alternative combinations: Hipparion minor, Hipparion minus

Full reference: E. H. Sellards. 1916. Fossil vertebrates from Florida: A new Miocene fauna; new Pliocene species; the Pleistocene fauna. Florida State Geological Survey, Annual Report 8:79-119

Belongs to Nannippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

Sister taxa: Nannippus aztecus, Nannippus beckensis, Nannippus lenticularis, Nannippus morgani, Nannippus parvulus, Nannippus peninsulatus, Nannippus venustus, Nannippus westoni

Type specimen: FGS 5867. Its type locality is American Cyanimid Company, which is in a Serravallian marginal marine sandstone in the Bone Valley Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer