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Eotitanops dayi

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Eotitanops dayi was named by Dehm and Oettingen-Spielberg (1958). Its type specimen is IPHG 1956 II 24, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ganda Kas, which is in a Lutetian marine mudstone in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Eotitanops dayi Dehm and Oettingen-Spielberg p. 21 figs. Plate 2, Fig. 3-7, 8a-b, 9a-b
2001Eotitanops dayi Thewissen et al. p. 359

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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
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyEotitanopinaeOsborn 1913
genusEotitanopsOsborn 1907
speciesdayi

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 dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-08-31 14:53:16
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:53:16
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Mader 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Lutetian or 47.80000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Pakistan (North-West Frontier) Eotitanops dayi (28978)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Pakistan (Punjab) Eotitanops dayi (type locality: 45529 87970 87971 87972)