Probathyopsis harrisorum Patterson 1939 (uintathere)

Mammalia - Amblypoda - Prodinoceratidae

Alternative combinations: Bathyopsoides harrisorum, Prodinoceras harrisorum

Synonyms: Probathyopsis newbilli Patterson 1939, Prodinoceras newbilli Patterson 1939

Full reference: B. Patterson. 1939. New Pantodonta and Dinocerata from the upper Paleocene of Western Colorado. Field Mueum of Natural History Geological Series 6(24):351-384

Belongs to Probathyopsis according to J. G. M. Thewissen and P. D. Gingerich 1987

See also Kihm 1984, Lucas and Schoch 1998 and Patterson 1939

Sister taxa: Probathyopsis lysitensis, Probathyopsis praecursor, Probathyopsis sinyuensis

Type specimens:

  • Probathyopsis harrisorum: Its type locality is Coffee Pot, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the DeBeque Formation of Colorado
  • Probathyopsis newbilli: FMNH P15549, a mandible. Its type locality is Coffee Pot, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the DeBeque Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (33: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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