The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Equus ferus latipes (Gromova, 1949)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Equus caballus latipes Gromova, 1949; Equus caballus chosaricus Gromova, 1949; Equus taubachensis Vangenheim, 1966; Equus caballus orientalis Russanov, 1968; Equus remagensis Nobis, 1971; Equus germanicus Forstén, 1995; Equus (Equus) latipes Kuzmina, 1997

 

Whether E. germanicus is a distinct species remains unresolved.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Europe

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gromova, V. (1949). Istorija loshadej (roda Equus) v Starom Svete, Chast’ 2, Evoljutsija i klasifikatsija roda. Trudy paleontologicheskovo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 17: 1-162. (in Russian)

 

Other references:

Dzhebir, Gyulnas et al. (2018). Comparative genetic analysis of subfossil wild horses (from the Neolithic Age and Early Bronze Age) and present-day domestic horses from Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 25: 3-10.

Forstén, A. and Ziegler, R. (1995). The horses (Mammalia, Equidae) from the early Wuermian of Villa Seckendorf, Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt, Germany. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Series B, Geologie und Paläontologie 224.

Fourvel, Jean-Baptiste, Fosse, Philippe, Fernandez, Philippe and Antoine, Pierre-Olivier. (2014). La grotte de Fouvent, dit l’Abri Cuvier (Fouvent-le-Bas, Haute-Saône, France): analyse taphonomique d’un repaire d’hyènes du Pléistocène supérieur (OIS 3). PALEO 25: 79-99.

Kuzmina, I. E. (1997). Horses of North Eurasia from the Pliocene till the present time. Russian Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the Zoological Institute 273 (ed. N.K. Vereschagin), Saint-Petersburg. (in Russian with English summary)

Nobis, G. (1971). Vom Wildpferd zum Hauspferd, Studien zur Phylogenie pleistozäner Equiden Eurasiens und das Domestikationsproblem unserer Hauspferde. Fundamenta Reihe B, Band 6. Böhlau Verlag, Köln.

Russanov, B. S. (1968). Biostratigraphy of the Cenozoic sediments of southern Yakutia. Nauka, Moscow. [In Russian]

Vangenheim, E. A. (1966). Description of the remains of E. caballus cf. taubachensis from Upper Palaeolithic site Sungir, p. 118-139. In: Sukachev, V.N., Gromov, V.I. and Bader, O.N. (eds.), Upper Palaeolithic site Sungir. Trudy Geologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 162. [in Russian]

 

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