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Definition of Pliohippus

Pliohippus
Pliohippus Pli`o*hip"pus, n. [NL., fr. E. pliocene + Gr. ? horse.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of horses from the Pliocene deposits. Each foot had a single toe (or hoof), as in the common horse.

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- Pliohippus (Gr**** πλείων (pleion, "more") and ἵππος (ippos, "horse")) is an extinct genus of Equidae, the "horse family". Pliohippus arose in the middle...
- callused stubs. The long and slim limbs of Pliohippus reveal a quick-footed steppe animal. Until recently, Pliohippus was believed to be the ancestor of present-day...
- extant) Genus †Haringtonhippus Genus †Hippidion Genus †Onohippidium GenusPliohippus Genus †Heteropliohippus Genus †Parapliohippus Palmer, D., ed. (1999)....
- horses[dubious – discuss], with the most likely ancestor of Astrohippus being Pliohippus. The species Astrohippus ansae was originally described by W. D. Matthew...
- Genus: † Haringtonhippus Genus: † Hippidion Genus: † Onohippidium Genus: † Pliohippus Genus: † Protohippus Paleobiology Database: Equini basic info. B. J. MacFadden...
- to Alberta and Panama (Alajuela Formation). Quinn originally referred "Pliohippus" mexic**** to Dinohippus, but unpublished cladistic results in an SVP...
- Equini: Astrohippus Calippus Dinohippus Equus Haringtonhippus Heteropliohippus Hippidion Merychippus Onohippidium Parapliohippus Pliohippus Protohippus...
- horse: Cormohipparion, Protohippus, Pseudhipparion, Neohipparion and Pliohippus three genera of camelids: Procamelus, Aepycamelus and Protolabis three...
- This species is regarded as a transitional form between the primitive Pliohippus and the modern horse genus Equus. Late Pliocene life of Idaho that was...
- Gomphotherium Rhinocerotidae Peraceras Serbelodon S. burnhami Equidae Dinohippus Pliohippus P. tantalus Megahippus M. matthewi Amphicyonidae Ischyrocyon I. mohavensis...
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