Uintatherium anceps Marsh 1871 (uintathere)

Mammalia - Amblypoda - Uintatheriidae

Alternative combinations: Mastodon anceps, Tinoceras anceps, Titanotherium anceps

Synonyms: Dinoceras agreste Marsh 1885, Dinoceras cuneum Marsh 1885, Dinoceras distans Marsh 1885, Dinoceras lacustre Marsh 1872, Dinoceras laticeps Marsh 1873, Dinoceras lucare Marsh 1873, Dinoceras mirabile Marsh 1872, Dinoceras reflexum Marsh 1885, Ditetrodon segne Marsh 1885, Elachoceras parvum Scott 1886, Eobasileus furcatus Cope 1872, Loxalophodon furcatus Cope 1872, Octotomus laticeps Marsh 1873, Tinoceras affine Marsh 1885, Tinoceras crassifrons Marsh 1885, Tinoceras grande Marsh 1872, Tinoceras hians Marsh 1885, Tinoceras jugum Marsh 1885, Tinoceras lacustre Marsh 1872, Tinoceras latum Marsh 1885, Tinoceras pugnax Marsh 1885, Tinoceras vagans Marsh 1885, Uintamastix atrox Leidy 1872, Uintatherium alticeps Scott 1886, Uintatherium furcatus Cope 1872, Uintatherium lacustre Marsh 1872, Uintatherium latifrons Marsh 1885, Uintatherium leidianum Osborn et al. 1878, Uintatherium mirabile Marsh 1872, Uintatherium princeps Osborn et al. 1878, Uintatherium segne Marsh 1885, Uintatherium vagans Marsh 1885

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals from the Tertiary Formation. American Journal of Science 2(7):35-44

Belongs to Uintatherium according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Cope 1873, Cope 1885, Gazin 1976, Marsh 1871, Osborn et al. 1878, Wheeler 1961 and Wilson 1937

Sister taxa: Uintatherium insperatus, Uintatherium robustum, Dinoceras lucaris

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (16: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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