Definition of Genus Mesohippus

1. Noun. A genus of Equidae.

Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Equidae, Family Equidae
Member holonyms: Mesohippus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mesohippus

genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria
genus Mercurialis
genus Mergus
genus Meriones
genus Merlangus
genus Merluccius
genus Merops
genus Mertensia
genus Meryta
genus Mesembryanthemum
genus Mesocricetus
genus Mesohippus (current term)
genus Mespilus
genus Mesua
genus Metasequoia
genus Metroxylon
genus Microcentrum
genus Micrococcus
genus Microdipodops
genus Microgramma
genus Micromeria
genus Micromyx
genus Micropogonias
genus Micropterus
genus Microsorium
genus Microsporum

Literary usage of Genus Mesohippus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"In 1875, Marsh erected it into the type of a new genus, Mesohippus, with the following definition: "This genus presents characters intermediate between ..."

2. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"Near the base of the Miocene, we find a third closely allied genus, Mesohippus, which is about as large as a sheep, and one stage nearer the horse. ..."

3. Journal by Liverpool Geological Association (1882)
"Near the base of the Miocene in the Brontotherium beds, we find a third closely allied genus, Mesohippus, which is about as large as a sheep, and one stage ..."

4. Darwinism and Politics: With Two Additional Essays on Human Evolution by David George Ritchie (1901)
"Near the base of the Miocene, we find a third closely allied genus, Mesohippus, which is about as large as a sheep, and one stage nearer the horse. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1878)
"... in the Brontotherium beds, we find a third closely allied genus, Mesohippus, which is about as large as a sheep, and one stage nearer the horse. ..."

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