Protamandua Ameghino 1904 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Myrmecophagidae

Synonym: Promyrmephagus Ameghino 1904

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

Parent taxon: Myrmecophaginae according to T. J. Gaudin and D. G. Branham 1998

See also Ameghino 1904, Carroll 1988 and Hirschfeld 1976

Sister taxa: Neotamandua, Tamandua

Subtaxa: Protamandua rothi

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Type: Protamandua rothi

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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