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Protohippus parvulus Marsh 1868 (hipparionine horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51025

Alternative combinations: Anchitherium parvulus, Equus parvulus, Merychippus parvulus, Mesohippus parvulus, Nannippus parvulus, Parahippus parvulus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1868. Notice of a new and diminutive species of fossil horse (Equus parvulus), from the Tertiary of Nebraska. American Journal of Science 46(138):374-375

Belongs to Protohippus according to Hay 1930

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Type consists of several individuals bearing the [YPM] numbers 11340 to 11345

Ecology: scansorial insectivore