Hegetotherium Ameghino 1887 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae

Parent taxon: Hegetotheriinae according to F. D. Seoane et al. 2017

See also Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Carroll 1988, Croft et al. 2004, Lydekker 1894 and Sinclair 1908

Sister taxa: Hegetotheriopsis, Hegetotherium novum, Hemihegetotherium, Hemihegetotherium trilobus, Prohegetotherium, Sallatherium

Subtaxa: Hegetotherium anceps Hegetotherium andinum Hegetotherium cerdasensis Hegetotherium convexum Hegetotherium costatum Hegetotherium cuneatum Hegetotherium minum Hegetotherium mirabile Hegetotherium strigatum

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Type: Hegetotherium mirabile

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (18 collections), Bolivia (2), Chile (3)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1), Uruguay (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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