Pseudhyrax Ameghino 1901 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae

Synonyms: Degonia Roth 1902, Pseudopithecus Roth 1902, Rankelia Roth 1902

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: Archaeohyracidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

See also Ameghino 1901, Carroll 1988 and Reguero and Prevosti 2010

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

Subtaxa: Pseudhyrax eutrachytheroides Pseudhyrax strangulatus

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Type: Pseudhyrax eutrachytheroides

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Oligocene of Argentina (1 collection), Chile (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (13)

Total: 15 collections including 24 occurrences

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