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Duchesnehippus intermedius Peterson 1931 (horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45944

Alternative combination: Epihippus intermedius

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1931. New species from the Oligocene of the Uinta. Annals of Carnegie Museum 21(2):61-78

Belongs to Duchesnehippus according to D. T. Rasmussen et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Epihippus gracilis, Epihippus uintensis

Type specimen: CMNH 11845, a mandible. Its type locality is Halfway Hollow (Dry Gulch Creek Member), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Duchesne River Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Average measurements (in mm): P4 8.90 x 10.60, M1 10.1 x 13.4, M2 11.2 x 12.9, p4 8.70 x 6.40, m1 9.20 x 6.64, m2 9.50 x 6.70