Pliolophus is an extinct equid that lived in the Early Eocene of Britain.[2]

Pliolophus
Temporal range: Early Eocene
Pliolophus vulpiceps.JPG
Pliolophus vulpiceps, Natural History Museum, London
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Pliolophus
Owen, 1858
Type species
P. vulpiceps
Species
  • P. quesnoyensis Bronnert et al., 2017[1]
  • P. vulpiceps Owen, 1858

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Constance Bronnert; Emmanuel Gheerbrant; Marc Godinot; Grégoire Métais (2017). "A primitive perissodactyl (Mammalia) from the early Eocene of Le Quesnoy (MP7, France)". Historical Biology: An International Journal of Paleobiology. 30 (1–2): 237–250. doi:10.1080/08912963.2017.1341502.
  2. ^ Froehlich, D. J. (2002). "Quo vadis eohippus? The systematics and taxonomy of the early Eocene equids (Perissodactyla)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 134 (2): 141–256. doi:10.1046/j.1096-3642.2002.00005.x.

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