Protorohippus

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Protorohippus
Orohippus.jpg
P. venticolum skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Protorohippus
Type species
P. venticolum
Species
  • P. venticolum
  • P. montanum
Synonyms
  • Hyracotherium venticolum
  • Hyracotherium vasacciense venticolum
  • Eohippus venticolum

Protorohippus is an extinct equid that lived in the Eocene of North America.[1]

Restoration
Skeleton cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froehlich, D. J. (2002). "Quo vadis eohippus? The systematics and taxonomy of the early Eocene equids (Perissodactyla)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 134 (2): 141–256. doi:10.1046/j.1096-3642.2002.00005.x.  edit

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