Parastrapotherium symmetrum Ameghino 1902 (placental)

Mammalia - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

Alternative combination: Astrapotherium symmetrum

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Première contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique des couches à Colpodon [First contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Colopdon Beds]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:71-141

Belongs to Parastrapotherium according to A. G. Kramarz and M. Bond 2010

See also Ameghino 1902

Sister taxa: Parastrapotherium crassum, Parastrapotherium ephebicum, Parastrapotherium herculeum, Parastrapotherium holmbergi, Parastrapotherium martiale, Parastrapotherium variabile, Parastrapotherium voghti, Loxocoelus carinatus

Type specimen: MACN A 52-507a, a tooth (isolated lower incisor). Its type locality is Gran Barranca - southern cliff of lake Colhué Huapí, which is in a Colhuehuapian terrestrial horizon in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution: found only at Gran Barranca - southern cliff of lake Colhué Huapí

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