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Nannohippus ?

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megaholic

I have Hulbert's book, and I try so hard to ID these horse teeth on my own, but after a while they all start to make me think that every tooth in Fla is Equus. Finally found one that even I can see is different. BUT, now these all look the same! I can see the nearly isolated protocone, but there are still too many possibilities for me. Anybody see something I don't?

It's from the Peace River.

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This is a very small cheek tooth 2cm X 2cm

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Only 1cm in height.

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Thanks for looking.

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RichW9090

You talk as though you are speaking of one tooth which is different - but you have at least two different teeth there. Which tooth are you talking about?

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PrehistoricFlorida

You talk as though you are speaking of one tooth which is different - but you have at least two different teeth there. Which tooth are you talking about?

Looks like multiple pictures of one tooth to me...

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megaholic

Rich, it is just a different angle of same.

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RichW9090

Foreshortening is extreme, then. Protocone is long and slender in one, short and almost oval in the other - angle makes a difference!

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edd

I think it's equus

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Sacha

I agree it's equus. The protocone isn't fully isolated and the size, although fairly small is too big for a 3 toed.

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Harry Pristis

The protocone doesn't need to be isolated to be from something other than Equus . . . Calippus is one example.

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Nonetheless, I agree that megaholic's tooth is probably Equus sp. It is on the small side, but not too small.

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