Pleurostylodon complanatus Ameghino 1902 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

Synonyms: Pleurostylodon irregularis Ameghino 1904, Pleurostylodon neglectus 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 Pleurostylodon according to G. G. Simpson 1967

See also Ameghino 1902 and Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Pleurostylodon bifidus, Pleurostylodon crassiramis, Pleurostylodon modicus, Pleurostylodon notabilis, Pleurostylodon recticrista, Pleurostylodon similis

Type specimens:

  • Pleurostylodon complanatus: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina
  • Pleurostylodon irregularis: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Pleurostylodon neglectus: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution: found only at Casamayoran of Patagonia

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