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Protorohippus Wortman 1896 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43021

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

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

Subtaxa: Protorohippus montanum, Protorohippus venticolum

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Type: Eohippus venticolus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore