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Eohippus Marsh 1876 (horse)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Equidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42994

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1876. Notice of new Tertiary mammals. V. American Journal of Science 12(71):401-404

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

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

Subtaxa: Eohippus angustidens, Eohippus borealis, Eohippus cristatus, Eohippus cristonensis, Eohippus resartus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore