Protorohippus Wortman 1896 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1896. Species Of Hyracotherium And Allied Perissodactyls From the Wahsatch and Wind River Beds of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 8(6):6-109

Parent taxon: Equidae according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Froehlich 1999, Gingerich 1991, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Matthew 1909, Prothero and Schoch 1989, Robinson 1966, Schiebout 1974 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxa: Anchitheriinae, Duchesnehippus, Eohippus, Epihippus, Equinae, Erihippus, Gobihippus, Hipphaplus, Hyracotheriinae, Lophiopus, Minippus, Orohippus, Plesiohipparion, Pliolophus, Protohippinae, Sifrhippus, Sivalhippus, Xenicohippus

Subtaxa: Protorohippus montanum Protorohippus venticolum

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Type: Eohippus venticolus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (31: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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