Notopithecus Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Notopithecidae

Synonyms: Adpithecus Ameghino 1901, Epipithecus Ameghino 1904, Gonopithecus Ameghino 1904

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521

Parent taxon: Notopithecidae according to B. Vera 2016

See also Ameghino 1897, Ameghino 1901, Ameghino 1904, Carroll 1988, Reguero and Prevosti 2010 and Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Antepithecus, Eupithecops, Guilielmoscottia, Transpithecus

Subtaxa: Notopithecus adapinus Notopithecus amplidens

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Type: Notopithecus adapinus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (33 collections)

Total: 33 collections including 40 occurrences

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