Polydolops rothi Simpson 1936 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Belongs to Polydolops according to L. G. Marshall 1982

See also Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Polydolops clavulus, Polydolops crassus, Polydolops kamektsen, Polydolops serra, Polydolops tetragonus, Polydolops thomasi, Polydolops unicus, Polydolops winecage

Type specimen: MLP 11-122, a mandible (partial left mandibular ramus with alveoli of P2 and P3-M2 complete). Its type locality is Pan de Azucar, Gaiman, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial sandstone in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Eocene of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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