Protorohippus venticolum Cope 1881

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

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

See also Cope 1881, Froehlich 1999, Gingerich 1991, Granger 1908, Hay 1902, Matthew 1909, Robinson 1966, Stirton 1940 and Wortman 1896

Sister taxon: Protorohippus montanum

Type specimen: AMNH 4832, a partial skeleton


• Eocene of United States (30: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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