Archaeohyrax Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae

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: Archaeohyracidae according to F. Ameghino 1897

See also Carroll 1988 and Reguero and Prevosti 2010

Sister taxa: Archaeotypotherium, Bryanpattersonia, Eohyrax, Isolophodon, Pascualhyrax, Protarchaeohyrax, Pseudhyrax, Punahyrax

Subtaxa: Archaeohyrax patagonicus Archaeohyrax proavus Archaeohyrax suniensis

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Type: Archaeohyrax patagonicus

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Deseadan of Argentina (13 collections), Bolivia (4)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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