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Temporal range:
Priabonian Age, Upper Eocene Epoch
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superorder: Afrotheria
Clade: Paenungulata
Order: Hyracoidea
Genus: Dimaitherium
Barrow et al., 2010
Binomial name
Dimaitherium patnaiki
Barrow et al., 2010[1]

Dimaitherium is an extinct hyracoid which existed in what is now Egypt, during the late Eocene period.[2] It was first named by Eugenie Barrow, Erik R. Seiffert, and Elwyn L. Simons in 2010.[2] The type species is Dimaitherium patnaiki.[2]


  1. ^ "Dimaitherium". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Eugenie Barrow; Erik R. Seiffert; Elwyn L. Simons. (2010). "A primitive hyracoid (Mammalia, Paenungulata) from the early Priabonian (Late Eocene) of Egypt". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8 (2): 213–244. doi:10.1080/14772010903450407.