Name: Dimaitherium.
Phonetic: Dim-ay-fe-re-um.
Named By: E.‭ ‬Barrow,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Seiffert‭ & ‬E.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Simons‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Afrotheria,‭ ‬Paenungulata,‭ ‬Hyracoidea.
Species: D.‭ ‬patnaiki‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Egypt‭ ‬-‭ ‬Birket Qarun Formation.
Time period: Priabonian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Dimaitherium‭ ‬is a genus of mammal closely related to modern hyraxes that lived in Egypt during the Eocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A primitive hyracoid‭ (‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Paenungulata‭) ‬from the early Priabonian‭ (‬Late Eocene‭) ‬of Egypt.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Systematic Palaeontology‭ ‬8‭(‬2‭)‬:213-244.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Barrow,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Seiffert‭ & ‬E.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Simons‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


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