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Eobasileus Cope 1872 (uintathere)

Osteichthyes - Dinocerata - Uintatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40598

Synonym: Uintacolotherium Cook 1926 (taxon 52548)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Notices of New Vertebrata from the Upper Waters of Bitter Creek, Wyoming Territory. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12(86):483-486

Parent taxon: Uintatheriinae according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch 1998

Sister taxa: Bathyopsis, Tetheopsis, Uintatherium

Subtaxa: Eobasileus cornutus, Eobasileus galeatus, Eobasileus pressicornis

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Type: Eobasileus cornutus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore