Full reference: R. W. Fields. 1957. Hystricomorph rodents from the late Miocene of Colombia, South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 32:273-404
Sister taxon: Prodolichotis guerreroi
Type specimen: UCMP 38761, a skeleton
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
Average measurements (in mm): Astragalus head diameter 6.36, Calcaneum Olecranon diameter 7.49, Femur diameter 14.4, Femur Head diameter 9.50, Femur Neck diameter 4.50, Femur neck diameter 5.60, Pelvis Acetabulum diameter 10.0, Radius distal end diameter 8.80, Radius head diameter 8.20, Scapula glenoid fossa diameter 9.37, Scapula neck diameter 5.80, Tibia diameter 9.00, Tibia Head diameter 18.2, Ulna diameter 5.70, Ulna Olecranon diameter 7.05
Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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