Patagosmilus Forasiepi and Carlini 2010 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Proborhyaenidae

Full reference: A. M. Forasiepi and A. A. Carlini. 2010. A new thylacosmilid (Mammalia, Metatheria, Sparassodonta) from the Miocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Zootaxa 2552:55-68

Parent taxon: Thylacosmilinae according to R. K. Engelman et al. 2020

See also Forasiepi and Carlini 2010

Sister taxa: Eomakhaira, Thylacosmilus

Subtaxa: Patagosmilus goini

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Type: Patagosmilus goini

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Rio Chico - RCH 018S (Miocene of Argentina)

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