Genus: Paratomistoma BROCHU & GINGRICH, 2000
Etymology: Latin, para, “next to or near” and Tomistoma, generic name for the only living tomistomine.

Species: courti BROCHU & GINGRICH, 2000
Etymology: In honor of Nicholas Court, who found the type specimen while visiting the UM camp in Wadi Hitan.

Holotype: CGM 42188

Locality: Wadi Hitan, Fayum Depression, Egypt.

Horizon: Gehannam Formation, Bartonian.


Age: Middle Eocene Epoch, Paleogene Period, Lower Tertiary Subera, Lower Cenozoic Era.

Material: Partial skull and mandible.
Note: A cast of the holotype is deposited in the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology (UM 94813).