Polydolops clavulus Ameghino 1902 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Alternative combination: Archaeodolops clavulus

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 Polydolops according to L. G. Marshall 1982

See also Ameghino 1902, Ameghino 1904 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Polydolops crassus, Polydolops kamektsen, Polydolops rothi, Polydolops serra, Polydolops tetragonus, Polydolops thomasi, Polydolops unicus, Polydolops winecage

Type specimen: MACN 10356, a mandible (greater part of a left mandibular ramus with alveolus of a large procumbent tooth). Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Casamayoran of Patagonia

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