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Dinocerata (uintathere)

Mammalia - Amblypoda

Taxonomy
Dinocerata was named by Marsh (1872). It is not extant.

It was reranked as the suborder Dinocerata by Cope (1875).

It was assigned to Amblypoda by Cope (1875); to Eparctocyona by McKenna (1975); and to Eutheria by Carroll (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Dinocerata Marsh pp. 578-579
1872Dinocerea Marsh pp. 578-579
1875Dinocerata Cope p. 28
1975Dinocerata McKenna p. 43
1988Dinocerata Carroll

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Epitheria
UngulataLinnaeus 1766
orderAmblypodaCope 1884
suborderDinocerata()
suborderDinocerata()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-31 13:51:18
Modified: 2005-08-31 15:51:18
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lucas and Schoch 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Uintan or 58.70000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (148 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Probathyopsis harrisorum (15057 53059 190412 190414 190418 190419 190427 190429 190442 190445 190465 190466 190467 190488 190492) Probathyopsis sp. (187515)
Gashatan58.7 - 55.8China (Nei Mongol) Prodinoceras efremovi (71076) Prodinoceras martyr (72203)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Mongolia (Omnogov) Dinocerata indet. (37008)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8China (Xin-jiang (Sinkiang)) Prodinoceras diconicus, Houyanotherium primigenum, Houyanotherium simplum, Jiaoluotherium turfanense (176619)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Mongolia (Omngov) Prodinoceras martyr (133403)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Mongolia (Ovorhangai) Prodinoceras sp. (133401)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8China (Nei Mongol) Prodinoceras sp. (133391) Prodinoceras xinjiangensis (133389)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Probathyopsis harrisorum (188220)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Mongolia Prodinoceras sp. (133398)
Cf156.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Probathyopsis harrisorum (46649)
Cf256.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Probathyopsis harrisorum (46651) Probathyopsis sp. (46679)
Cf356.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Probathyopsis sp. (46676)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Bathyopsoides harrisorum (15093) Probathyopsis harrisorum (15183 164515 190431) Probathyopsis harrisorum, Probathyopsis praecursor (15176) Probathyopsis praecursor (15091 15094 15095 15099 15100 15102 15107 15109 15112 15114 15115 15121 15122 15126 15130 15137 15140 15154 15155 15158 15166 15167 15169 15171 15174 15179 15181 15196 15199 15207 15211) Probathyopsis sp. (15072 15075 15089) Prouintatherium hobackensis (15076)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Colorado) Probathyopsis harrisorum (15253) Prodinoceras newbilli (15237 15246 15250 15251 15252)
Lostcabinian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Bathyopsis fissidens (15915 16078) Bathyopsis sp. (15903)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Bathyopsis fissidens (15710 15839) Probathyopsis lysitensis (15558 15964) Uintatheriidae indet. (15548)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Hubei) Gobiatherium minutum (175808)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Henan) Gobiatherium sp. (46196)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Jiangxi) Probathyopsis sinyuensis (182565)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Nei Mongol) Gobiatherium mirificum (75275 174920) Uintatherium sp. (174917)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Shandong) Mongolotherium sp. (77929)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Xinjiang) Pyrodon xinjiangensis (36659)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Inner Mongolia) Uintatherium sp., Gobiatherium major (195165)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Bathyopsis fissidens (16207) Bathyopsis middleswarti (16094 16116 16307 16371 16375 16382 16387 16410) Bathyopsis sp. (15837 16415 16486) Dinoceras agreste, Dinoceras laticeps, Tinoceras latum (16417) Dinoceras lucare, Dinoceras mirabile, Uintatherium latifrons (16404) Uintatherium anceps (16086 16200 16211 16234 16235 16236 16250 16278 16406 16421 16442 16448) Uintatherium mirabile (16213) Uintatherium sp. (16418 16425 16426)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Bathyopsis fissidens (16241) Bathyopsis sp. (16239) Uintatheriidae indet. (16251)
Bridgerian - Early/Lower Uintan50.3 - 40.4USA (California) Uintatherium sp. (16662)
Arshantan48.6 - 37.2Kazakhstan Gobiatherium mirificum (31009)
Irdinmanhan48.6 - 37.2China (Nei Mongol) Gobiatherium mirificum (72184)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Nei Mongol) Dinocerata indet. (28779)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Shandong) Uintatherium sp. (175583)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) Uintatherium insperatus (175802)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Xinjiang) Uintatherium insperatus (176333)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Kyrgyzstan Gobiatherium mirificum (177050 177051)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Uintatheriinae indet. (16666)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Uintatherium anceps (186968)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Colorado) Uintacolotherium blayneyi (16623)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (California) Uintatherium sp. (16509)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Uintatherium anceps (16588)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Eobasileus cornutus (16648) Uintatheriinae indet. (16556 16561) Uintatherium anceps (16647)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Eobasileus cornutus (16548 16659) Uintatherium anceps, Eobasileus uintensis (16656) Uintatherium sp. (16646)