Antepithecus Ameghino 1901 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Notopithecidae

Synonyms: Infrapithecus Ameghino 1901, Patriarchippus Ameghino 1904, Pseudadiantus Ameghino 1901

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1901. Notices préliminaires sur des ongulés nouveaux des terrains crétacés de Patagonie [Preliminary notes on new ungulates from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 16:349-429

Parent taxon: Notopithecidae according to B. Vera 2016

See also Ameghino 1901, Carroll 1988, Reguero and Prevosti 2010, Simpson 1967, Simpson and Minoprio 1949 and Vera and Cerdeño 2014

Sister taxa: Eupithecops, Guilielmoscottia, Notopithecus, Transpithecus

Subtaxa: Antepithecus brachystephanus Antepithecus innexus

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Type: Antepithecus brachystephanus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Eocene of Argentina (16 collections), Chile (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 18 collections including 23 occurrences

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