The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Equus santaeelenae Spillmann, 1938

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Peru

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Spillmann, F. (1938). Die fossilen Pferde Ekuadors der Gattung Neohippus. Palaeobiologica 6: 372-393.

 

Other references:

Churcher, C. S. (1985). Equids (genus Amerhippus) from the Sangamon at Medicine Hat, Alberta. In Fourth International Theriological Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Abstract 0114.

Lindsey, Emily L. and Lopez, R., Eric X. (2015). Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57: 61-82.

Prado, J. L. and Alberdi, M. T. (1994). A quantitative review of the horse Equus from South America. Palaeontology 37: 459-481.

Rincón, A.D., M.T. Alberdi, and J.L. Prado. (2006). Nuevo registro de Equus (Amerhippus) santaeelenae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) del pozo de asfalto de Inciarte (Pleistoceno Superior), estado Zulia, Venezuela. Ameghiniana 43: 529-538.

Rincón, A.D., R.S. White, and G. McDonald. (2008). Late Pleistocene cingulates (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from Mene de Inciarte tar pits, Sierra de Perijá, western Venezuela. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(1): 197-207.

Seymour, Kevin L. (2015). Perusing Talara: Overview of the Late Pleistocene Fossils from the Tar Seeps of Peru, pp. 97-109. In: Harris, John M. (ed.). La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas. Los Angeles, California: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series No. 42. 174 pp.

 

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