Eohyrax praerusticus Ameghino 1902 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Belongs to Eohyrax according to G. G. Simpson 1967

See also Ameghino 1902

Sister taxa: Eohyrax brachyodus, Eohyrax isotemnoides, Eohyrax platyodus, Eohyrax rusticus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Barranca south of Lago Colhue-Huapi, Gran Barranca, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial claystone in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Eocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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