Eobasileus cornutus Cope 1872 (uintathere)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Uintatheriidae

Alternative combination: Loxolophodon cornutus

Synonyms: Eobasileus uintensis Osborn 1929, Uintacolotherium blayneyi Cook 1926

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

Belongs to Eobasileus according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Schoch 1998

See also Cope 1873, Hay 1902, Osborn 1929, Osborn 1930, West and Dawson 1975 and Wheeler 1961

Sister taxa: Eobasileus galeatus, Eobasileus pressicornis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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