Trachytherus Ameghino 1889 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Mesotheriidae

Synonyms: Ameghinotherium Podestá 1899, Anatrachytherus Reguero and Castro 2004, Eutrachytherus Ameghino 1897 [objective synonym], Isoproedrium Ameghino 1904, Proedium Ameghino 1895, Proedrium Ameghino 1895

Parent taxon: Mesotheriidae according to E. Cerdeño 2014

See also Ameghino 1894, Ameghino 1897, Ameghino 1904, Billet et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Lydekker 1894, Reguero and Castro 2004, Reguero and Prevosti 2010, Shockey et al. 2009, Simpson and Minoprio 1949 and Simpson et al. 1962

Sister taxa: Mesotheriinae, Mesotherium, Microtypotherium, Trachytheriinae, Typothericulus, Typotheriopsis

Subtaxa: Eutrachytherus grandis Eutrachytherus modestus Trachytherus alloxus Trachytherus ramirezi Trachytherus spegazzinianus Trachytherus subandinus

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Deseadan of Argentina (7 collections), Bolivia (4), Peru (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 16 collections including 20 occurrences

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