Protohippus gidleyi Hulbert, Jr. 1988 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

type locality is 18554

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert, Jr. 1988. Calippus and Protohippus (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the Miocene (Barstovian-early Hemphillian) of the Gulf Coastal Plain. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 32(3):221-340

Belongs to Protohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Hulbert 1988 and MacFadden and Dobie 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UF 62473, a set of teeth (assoc. R P2-M3 and L P2-Ml.).

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1 collection), United States (9: Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (6: Florida, Nebraska)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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