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Nannippus peninsulatus Cope 1885 (hipparionine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48966

Alternative combinations: Hipparion peninsulatum, Hippotherium peninsulatum, Neohipparion peninsulatum

Synonyms: Equus minutus Cope 1893 (no. 46289), Equus montezuma Leidy 1882 (no. 46290), Equus phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 46300), Hipparion cragini Hay 1917 (no. 46981), Hipparion montezuma Leidy 1882 (no. 46994), Hipparion phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 46998), Hippotherium montezumae Leidy 1882 (no. 47041), Merychippus phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 48195), Nannippus cragini Hay 1917 (no. 48956), Nannippus hesperides Mooser 1968 (no. 48958), Nannippus montezumae Leidy 1882 (no. 48962), Nannippus phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 48967), Neohipparion montezuma Leidy 1882 (no. 49046), Pliohippus phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 50551), Protohippus phlegon Hay 1899 (no. 51028)

Belongs to Nannippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

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

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Average measurements (in mm): m1 15.9 x 8.2