Prostegotherium Ameghino 1902 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Parent taxon: Dasypodidae according to G. G. Simpson 1948

See also Ameghino 1902, Carroll 1988 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chlamytheriinae, Dasypina, Dasypodinae, Epipeltecoelus, Euphractinae, Euphractus, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Macrochorobates, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Punatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Tolypeutinae, Utaetus

Subtaxa: Prostegotherium astrifer Prostegotherium notostylopianum

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Type: Prostegotherium notostylopianum

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Eocene of Argentina (10 collections)

Total: 10 collections including 13 occurrences

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