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Protorohippus venticolum Cope 1881 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 307874

Alternative combinations: Eohippus venticolus, Hyracotherium venticolum, Protorohippus venticolus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On the Vertebrata of the Wind River Eocene beds of Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 6(1):183-202

Belongs to Protorohippus according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

Sister taxon: Protorohippus montanum

Type specimen: AMNH 4832, a partial skeleton

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 8.13 x 5.80