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Probathyopsis Simpson 1929 (uintathere)

Osteichthyes - Dinocerata - Prodinoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40594

Synonyms: Bathyopsoides Patterson 1939 (no. 40593), Prouintatherium Dorr, Jr. 1958 (no. 51127)

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1929. A new Paleocene uintathere and molar evolution in the Ambylpoda. American Museum Novitates 387:1-9

Parent taxon: Prodinoceratidae according to J. G. M. Thewissen and P. D. Gingerich 1987

Sister taxon: Prodinoceras

Subtaxa: Probathyopsis harrisorum, Probathyopsis lysitensis, Probathyopsis praecursor, Probathyopsis sinyuensis

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Type: Probathyopsis praecursor

Ecology: scansorial insectivore