Eobasileus Cope 1872 (uintathere)

Mammalia - Amblypoda - Uintatheriidae

Synonym: Uintacolotherium Cook 1926

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Notices of New Vertebrata from the Upper Waters of Bitter Creek, Wyoming Territory. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12(86):483-486

Parent taxon: Uintatheriinae according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Alroy 2002, Cope 1873 and Wheeler 1961

Sister taxa: Bathyopsis, Tetheopsis, Uintatherium

Subtaxa: Eobasileus cornutus Eobasileus galeatus Eobasileus pressicornis

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Type: Eobasileus cornutus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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