Named By: E. Barrow, E. R. Seiffert & E. L. Simons - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Afrotheria, Paenungulata, Hyracoidea.
Species: D. patnaiki (type).
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.
- 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.