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Merychippus mirabilis (Leidy, 1858)

Catalog Data

Collector:
Ferdinand V. Hayden  Search this
Type Citation:
Hayden & Leidy. 1869 --/--. Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia Jour. 7,ser.2 (n.4): 299, pl.17,f.8,9,meas.
Stirton, R. A. 1940. California Univ.Pubs.Geol.Sci. 25 (n.4): 182.
Type Status:
paratype
Place:
Nebraska, United States, North America
Geologic Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Miocene - Barstovian
Record Last Modified:
10 Jun 2021
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull. Cranium, Teeth. Right P4-M3; Updated
Stratigraphy:
Loup Fork Fm
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Synapsida Mammalia Eutheria Laurasiatheria Perissodactyla Equidae
Published Name:
Merychippus mirabilis (Leidy, 1858)
Merychippus (Protohippus) perditus Leidy
USNM Number:
V580
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Paleogeneral
Mammals Terrestrial - Neogene
Mammalia Miocene Hemingfordian Niobrara River
Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33ec430ea-18a7-41c6-8ce8-edb2ec349bdd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhpaleobiology_3377876