Full reference: R. Pascual, M. Archer, E. O. Jaureguizar, J. L. Prado, H. Godthelp and S. J. Hand. 1992. The first non-Australian monotreme: an early Paleocene South American platypus (Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae). Platypus and Echidnas. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1-14
See also Gelfo et al. 2007
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MLP 91-I-1-1, a tooth (right M2/). Its type locality is Punta Peligro, which is in a Danian mire/swamp claystone/conglomerate in the Salamanca Formation of Argentina.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore-herbivore
Distribution: found only at Punta Peligro
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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