†family Eocardiidae Ameghino 1891

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eocardiidae

Alternative spellings: Eocardidae, Eocardinae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1891. Nuevos restos de mamíferos fósiles descubiertos por Carlos Ameghino en el Eoceno inferior de la Patagonia austral. – Especies nuevas, adiciones y correcciones [New remains of fossil mammals discovered by Carlos Ameghino in the lower Eocene of southern Patagonia. – New species, additions, and corrections]. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural 1:289-328

Parent taxon: Cavioidea according to A. E. Wood and B. Patterson 1959

See also Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Ameghino 1904, Carroll 1988, Kramarz et al. 2010 and Wood 1958

Sister taxa: Agoutidae, Andemys, Asteromys, Caviidae, Chubutomys, Cuniculidae, Dasyproctidae, Eobranisamys, Guiomys, Hydrochoeridae, Microcardiodon

Subtaxa: Archaeocardia Dicardia Eocardiinae Hedimys Luantinae Luantus Megastus Palaeocardia Phanomys Procardia Tricardia

View classification

Type: Eocardiinae

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (26 collections), Chile (3)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

Total: 30 collections including 40 occurrences

Show more details