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Protohippus
Protohippus Pro`to*hip"pus, n. [NL., from Gr. ? first + ? horse.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil horses from the Lower Pliocene. They had three toes on each foot, the lateral ones being small.

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- Protohippus is an extinct three-toed genus of horse. It was roughly the size of a modern donkey. Fossil evidence suggests that it lived during the Late...
- Terrier, which is up to 13 in (33 cm) high at the shoulder. Mesohippus Protohippus MacFadden, B. J. (18 March 2005). "Fossil Horses--Evidence for Evolution"...
- †Heteropliohippus Genus †Parapliohippus Subtribe Protohippina Genus †Calippus GenusProtohippus Subtribe Equina Genus †Astrohippus Genus †Dinohippus Genus Equus (22...
- Genus: † Hippidion Genus: † Onohippidium Genus: † Pliohippus Genus: † Protohippus Paleobiology Database: Equini basic info. B. J. MacFadden. 1998. Equidae...
- Numerous authors ****igned the type speciesMerychippus insignis – to Protohippus, but this is ignored. It was ****igned to the Equidae by Leidy (1856)...
- digits on a limb, as in the rhinoceros and ancestors of the horse such as Protohippus and Hipparion. These all belong to the Perissodactyla. Some birds also...
- be descended from the numerous varieties of Merychippus: Hipparion, Protohippus and Pliohippus. The most different from Merychippus was Hipparion, mainly...
- obliquidens M. proteulophus M. westoni Paleontology portal Eohippus Protohippus McKenna, M. C.; Bell, S. K. (1997). classification of Mammals: Above...
- Haringtonhippus Heteropliohippus Parapliohippus Subtribe Protohippina:Calippus Protohippus Subtribe Equina:Astrohippus Dinohippus Equus Hippidion Pliohippus...
- Island. Coelophysis – Some were seen roaming the jungles of Kong Island. Protohippus – Some were seen roaming the jungles of Kong Island. All the creatures...