Polydolops unicus Tejedor et al. 2009 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Full reference: M. F. Tejedor, F. J. Goin, J. N. Gelfo, G. López, M. Bond, A. A. Carlini, G. J. Scillato-Yané, M. O. Woodburne, L. Chornogubsky, E. Aragón, M. A. Reguero, N. J. Czaplewski, S. Vincon, G. M. Martin, and M. R. Ciancio. 2009. New Early Eocene mammalian fauna from western Patagonia, Argentina. American Museum Novitates 3638:1-43

Belongs to Polydolops according to M. F. Tejedor et al. 2009

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

Type specimen: LIEB-PV 1252, a maxilla (right maxillary fragment with P3–M3). Its type locality is La Barda, Paso del Sapo, which is in a Lutetian terrestrial tuff in the Andesitas Huancache Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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