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Protorohippus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Taxonomy
Protorohippus was named by Wortman (1896). Its type is Eohippus venticolus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eohippus by Granger (1908), Matthew (1909), Hay (1930) and Stirton (1940); it was synonymized subjectively with Hyracotherium by Kitts (1956), Robinson (1966), Schiebout (1974) and Gingerich (1991).

It was assigned to Hyracotheriinae by Hay (1902); and to Equidae by Wortman (1896), Prothero and Schoch (1989), Froehlich (1999) and Froehlich (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Protorohippus Wortman
1902Protorohippus Hay p. 610
1989Protorohippus Prothero and Schoch p. 531
1999Protorohippus Froehlich
2002Protorohippus Froehlich p. 159 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
suborderLophodontomorpha
infraorderEuperissodactyla
Hippomorpha
superfamilyEquoidea
familyEquidae
genusProtorohippus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available