Colpodon Burmeister 1885 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Leontiniidae

Full reference: G. Burmeister. 1885. Examen critico de los mamiferos y reptiles fosiles denominados por D. Augusto Bravard y mencionados en su obra precedente. Annales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires 3:93-174

Parent taxon: Leontiniidae according to B. J. Shockey et al. 2012

See also Ameghino 1887, Ameghino 1894, Carroll 1988, Lydekker 1894, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Ribeiro et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Anayatherium, Ancylocoelus, Coquenia, Elmerriggsia, Gualta, Henricofilholia, Huilatherium, Leontinia, Martinmiguelia, Purperia, Pyralophodon, Rodiotherium, Scaphops, Scarrittia, Stenogenium, Taubatherium, Termastherium

Subtaxa: Colpodon antucoensis Colpodon distinctus Colpodon plicatus Colpodon propinquus

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Type: Colpodon propinquus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (7 collections), Chile (1)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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