Pleurostylodon Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

Synonyms: Anchistrum Ameghino 1901, Coelostylops Ameghino 1901, Dialophus Ameghino 1901, Parastylops Ameghino 1897, Paratemnus Ameghino 1904, Porotemnus Ameghino 1902, Tychostylops Ameghino 1901

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: Isotemnidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

See also Ameghino 1897, Ameghino 1901, Ameghino 1902, Ameghino 1904 and Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Acoelohyrax, Anisotemnus, Calodontotherium, Coelostylodon, Colhuapia, Colhuapia rosei, Colhuelia, Distylophorus, Eurystephanodon crassatus, Interhippus deflexus, Isotemnus, Lafkenia, Lafkenia schmidti, Lafkenia sulcifera, Lophocoelus, Pampatemnus, Pehuenia magna, Pelurocoelodon, Pleurocoelodon, Rhyphodon, Thomashuxleya, Thomashuxleya principialis, Trigonolophodon modicus, Trimerostephanos

Subtaxa: Pleurostylodon bifidus Pleurostylodon complanatus Pleurostylodon crassiramis Pleurostylodon modicus Pleurostylodon notabilis Pleurostylodon recticrista Pleurostylodon similis

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Type: Pleurostylodon modicus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2 collections)

• Eocene of Argentina (27)

Total: 29 collections including 51 occurrences

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