†family Archaeopithecidae Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeopithecidae

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: Notoungulata according to B. Vera 2017

See also Ameghino 1897, Carroll 1988 and Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Acoelodus, Albertogaudryidae, Allalmeia, Archaeoplus, Archaeotypotherium transitum, Brandmayria, Brandmayria simpsoni, Carolodarwinia, Carolodarwinia pyramidentata, Claenodon patagonicus, Degonia sympathica, Edvardocopeia, Edvardocopeia sinuosa, Entelonychia, Epitypotherium cancellatum, Eudiastatus, Hegetotheria, Henricosborniidae, Homalodotheria, Isotypotherium, Lophiodonticulus, Lophiodonticulus patagonicus, Lophiodonticulus retroversus, Notioprogonia, Notopithecidae, Notopithecus summus, Notostylopidae, Oldfieldthomasiidae, Ortholophodon, Pleurystylops, Pleurystylops glebosus, Procolpodon, Procolpodon foratus, Puelia, Puelia plicata, Pyramidon, Pyramidon klaatschi, Tonostylops, Tonostylops spissus, Toxodontia, Trimerostephanos ultimus, Typotheria, Typotheroidea, Ultrapithecus robustus

Subtaxa: Acropithecus Archaeopithecus

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Type: Archaeopithecus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (22 collections)

Total: 22 collections including 27 occurrences

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