Stylocynus paranensis Mercerat 1917 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Belongs to Stylocynus according to F. J. Goin et al. 2013

See also Cione et al. 2000 and Marshall 1979

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 11-94, a mandible (left mandibular ramus, originally with alveoli of incisors and c, p1-2 present but broken, roots of p3-m1, base of m2, and m3-4 complete; broken between 1927 an). Its type locality is Barrancas del Rio Parana, which is in a Tortonian marginal marine siltstone/sandstone in the Entrerriana Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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