Granastrapotherium snorki Johnson and Madden 1997 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Astrapotheriidae

Full reference: S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden. 1997. Uruguaytheriine Astrapotheres of Tropical South America. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 355-382

Belongs to Granastrapotherium according to S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 40358, a partial skull (Partial skull including the palate and basicranium preserving the complete upper dentition)

Ecology: cursorial herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): Humerus diameter 144.7, Lower canine diameter 35.8, Upper canine diameter 45.7

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (25 collections), Peru (2)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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