Phoenixauchenia Ameghino 1904 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Macraucheniidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Macraucheniinae according to F. Ameghino 1904

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Huayqueriana, Paranauchenia, Promacrauchenia, Scalabrinitherium, Windhausenia

Subtaxa: Phoenixauchenia tehuelcha

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Type: Phoenixauchenia tehuelcha

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution: found only at Río Frías (Miocene of Chile)

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