Equus hemionus blanfordi (Pocock, 1947:143)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Microhippus hemionus blanfordi Pocock, 1947:143


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

IUCN RedList status: synonym of Equus hemionus



Afghanistan & Pakistan


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pocock R.I. 1947. Two new local races of the Asiatic Wild Ass. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 47: 143-144.


Other references:

Groves, Colin P. (1963). Results of a multivariate analysis on the skulls of Asiatic Wild Asses; with a note on the status of Microhippus hemionus blanfordi Pocock. Annals Mag. Nat. Hist. 6, Ser. 13, No. 66, 329-336.

Groves C.P., Mazák V. 1967. On some taxonomic problems of Wild Asses; with the description of a new subspecies (Perissodactyla; Equidae). Z. Säugetierk. 32, 321-355.

Moehlman, Patricia D. (ed.). (2002). Equids: Zebras, Asses and Horses. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Equid Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ix + 190 pp.


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