Xenastrapotherium chaparralensis Johnson and Madden 1997 (placental)

Mammalia - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

Full reference: S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden. 1997. Uruguaytheriine Astrapotheres of Tropical South America. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 355-382

Belongs to Xenastrapotherium according to S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden 1997

Sister taxa: Xenastrapotherium aequatorialis, Xenastrapotherium amazonense, Xenastrapotherium christi, Xenastrapotherium kraglievichi

Type specimen: UCMP 37838, a tooth (Lower m3)

Ecology: cursorial herbivore

Distribution: found only at Chaparral Alto San Jose (Miocene of Colombia)

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