Shecenia Simpson 1935 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Trigonostylopidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Parent taxon: Trigonostylopidae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

See also Carroll 1988, Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Albertogaudrya, Albertogaudryia, Hedralophus, Hedralophus bicostatus, Staurodon supernus, Tetragonostylops, Trigonostylops, Trigonostylops duplex

Subtaxa: Shecenia ctirneru

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Type: Shecenia ctirneru

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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