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H. crassum Age and Occurrences (Hipparions from Roussillon: H. crassum (English))

Wednesday 16 February 2011
According to Depéret (1890), H. crassum is found mostly in the Middle Piocene of Roussillon (MN 15), probably also in the Pliocene of Montpellier (MN 14), and possibly in the Red Crags of Suffolk, England, and in the Messinian of Toscany at Casino, Italy. Pirlot (1956) gave figures of some (...)


Hipparion crassum, History (Hipparions from Roussillon: H. crassum (English))

Wednesday 16 February 2011
Hipparion crassum was recognized as a new species by Gervais (1859, 1869) because of its massive limb bones and the rounded protocone of its upper cheek teeeth. Depéret (1890) gave a more detailed description insisting on the functional reduction of the lateral metapodials, the relatively big (...)


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