Amphidolops yapa Simpson 1935 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Alternative combination: Seumadia yapa

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Belongs to Amphidolops according to L. G. Marshall 1982

See also Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Amphidolops intermedius, Amphidolops minimus, Amphidolops serrula

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 28431, a tooth (isolated M4). Its type locality is Cerro Redondo, c. 37 m above the "Banco Verde" , which is in a Danian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the PeƱas Coloradas Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cerro Redondo, c. 37 m above the "Banco Verde"

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