Merychippus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Equoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Perissodactyla
Superfamilia: Equoidea

Familia: Equidae
Subfamilia: Equinae
Genus: †Merychippus
Species: M. insignis – †M. primus – †M. sejunctus

Name[edit]

  • Merychippus Leidy, 1856: 311

Type species: Merychippus insignis Leidy, 1856, by monotypy.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Bravo-Cuevas, V.M. & Ferrusquía-Villafranca, I. 2006. Merychippus (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the Middle Miocene of state of Oaxaca, southeastern Mexico. Géobios 39: 771-784.