Amphidolops serrula Ameghino 1902 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Synonym: Anadolops thylacoleoides Ameghino 1904

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 Amphidolops according to L. G. Marshall 1982

See also Ameghino 1902, Ameghino 1904 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Amphidolops intermedius, Amphidolops minimus, Amphidolops yapa

Type specimens:

  • Amphidolops serrula: MACN 10357, a tooth (Isolated left M2). 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.
  • Anadolops thylacoleoides: MACN 10339, a mandible (fragment of a left mandibular ramus with M1 missing anterior edge, M2 complete, M3 missing posterolingual corner). Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in a Casamayoran terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Eocene of Argentina (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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