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Hyrachyus Leidy 1871 (odd-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43141

Synonyms: Chasmotherium Rutimeyer (no. 43106), Colonoceras Marsh 1873 (no. 45196), Ephyrachyus Wood 1934 (no. 46196), Metahyrachyus Troxell 1922 (no. 48439)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1871. Remarks on fossil vertebrates from Wyoming. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23(2):228-229

Parent taxon: Hyrachyidae according to L. T. Holbrook 1999

Sister taxon: Subhyrachyus

Subtaxa: Chasmotherium depereti, Hyrachyus crista, Hyrachyus douglassi, Hyrachyus eximius, Hyrachyus grandis, Hyrachyus lunanensis, Hyrachyus metalophus, Hyrachyus minor, Hyrachyus modestus, Hyrachyus neimongoliensis, Hyrachyus paradoxus, Hyrachyus tongi

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Type: Hyrachyus agrestis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore