Polydolops Ameghino 1897 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Synonyms: Anissodolops Ameghino 1904, Archaeodolops Ameghino 1904, Orthodolops Ameghino 1904, Pliodolops Ameghino 1902

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521

Parent taxon: Polydolopidae according to F. J. Goin et al. 2009

See also Ameghino 1897, Ameghino 1902, Ameghino 1904, Flynn and Wyss 1999, Goin et al. 2006, Marshall 1982, McKenna and Bell 1997, Paula Couto 1952, Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Epidolopinae, Kramadolops, Polydolopinae

Subtaxa: Polydolops clavulus Polydolops crassus Polydolops kamektsen Polydolops rothi Polydolops serra Polydolops tetragonus Polydolops thomasi Polydolops unicus Polydolops winecage

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Type: Polydolops thomasi

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Deseadan of Bolivia (1 collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (21)

Total: 25 collections including 50 occurrences

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