Progaleopithecus fissurellatus Ameghino 1904 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Interatheriidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Belongs to Progaleopithecus according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxon: Progaleopithecus tournoueri

Type specimen: MACN A52-486, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Cabeza Blanca, which is in a Deseadan terrestrial shale/claystone in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cabeza Blanca

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