Pyrotherium Ameghino 1888 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Pyrotheridae

Parent taxon: Pyrotheridae according to F. Ameghino 1897

See also Ameghino 1894, Carroll 1988, Lydekker 1894 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Archaeolophus, Planodus

Subtaxa: Pyrotherium giganteum Pyrotherium macfaddeni Pyrotherium planum Pyrotherium pluteum Pyrotherium romerii Pyrotherium sorondoi

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Deseadan of Argentina (8 collections), Bolivia (5)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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