Archaeopithecus 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: Archaeopithecidae according to B. Vera 2017

See also Ameghino 1897, Carroll 1988 and Simpson 1967

Sister taxon: Acropithecus

Subtaxa: Archaeopithecus rogeri

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Type: Archaeopithecus rogeri

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (21 collections)

Total: 21 collections including 25 occurrences

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