Protorohippus montanum Wortman 1896

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combinations: Eohippus montanus, Hyracotherium montanum, Pliolophus montanus, Protorohippus montanus

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

Belongs to Protorohippus according to D. J. Froehlich 2002

See also Froehlich 1999, Froehlich 1999, Granger 1908, Hay 1902 and Stirton 1940

Sister taxon: Protorohippus venticolum

Type specimen: AMNH 4593, a mandible (right and left mandible frag- ments with left P4, M2–M3, and right P4)

Distribution: found only at Hoover Renner Reservoir Bonanza (Eocene of Wyoming)

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