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Equus francisci Hay 1915 (horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46270

Alternative combination: Asinus francisci

Synonyms: Equus (Hemionus) calobatus Troxell 1915 (no. 104802), Equus arrelanoi Mooser 1958 (no. 46256), Equus calobatus Troxell 1915 (no. 46260), Equus quinni Slaughter 1962 (no. 46304)

Belongs to Equus according to R. C. Hulbert 1995

Sister taxa: Equus (Amerhippus), Equus (Dolichohippus), Equus (Hemionus), Equus (Hesperohippus), Equus (Hippotigris), Equus (Plesippus) crenidens, Equus (Protohippus), Equus africanus, Equus alaskae, Equus asinus, Equus australis, Equus caballus, Equus capensis, Equus complicatus, Equus conversidens, Equus curvidens, Equus excelsus, Equus francescana, Equus fraternus, Equus fromanius, Equus giganteus, Equus holmesi, Equus idahoensis, Equus jubatus, Equus leidyi, Equus midlandensis, Equus nalaikhaensis, Equus nearcticus, Equus nevadanus, Equus niobrarensis, Equus pacificus, Equus parastylidens, Equus pectinatus, Equus proversus, Equus przewalskii, Equus pseudaltidens, Equus quagga, Equus santaeelenae, Equus scotti, Equus semiplicatus, Equus tabeti, Equus taeniopus, Equus yunnanensis, Equus zebra, Equus (Asinus) kiang, Asinus africanus, Onager altidens

Type specimens:

  • Equus francisci: TAMU 2518, a partial skeleton
  • Equus arrelanoi:
  • Equus calobatus: YPM 13470, a limb element (left metatarsal). Its type locality is Rock Creek, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tule Formation of Texas.
  • Equus quinni:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Average measurements (in mm): m1 21.7 x 12.8