Cochilius Ameghino 1902 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Interatheriidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Première contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique des couches à Colpodon [First contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Colopdon Beds]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:71-141

Parent taxon: Interatheriidae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

See also Ameghino 1902

Sister taxa: Antofagastia, Argyrohyrax, Fiandraia, Icochilus, Ignigena, Interatheriinae, Interatherium, Johnbell, Miocochilius, Nesciotherium, Paracochilius, Patriarchus, Plagiarthus, Progaleopithecus, Punapithecus

Subtaxa: Cochilius brevirostris Cochilius columnifer Cochilius fumensis Cochilius minor Cochilius pendens Cochilius volvens

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Type: Cochilius volvens

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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