Archaeohyrax patagonicus Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae

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

Belongs to Archaeohyrax according to G. Billet et al. 2009

See also Ameghino 1897

Sister taxa: Archaeohyrax proavus, Archaeohyrax suniensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Deseadan of Patagonia, which is in a Deseadan terrestrial horizon in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Deseadan of Argentina (9 collections)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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