Cochlops Ameghino 1889 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Propalaehoplophoridae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

Parent taxon: Propalaehoplophoridae according to J. C. Fernicola 2008

See also Ameghino 1889, Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Brown 1912 and Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Asterostemma, Eucinepeltus, Metopotoxus, Propalaehoplophorus

Subtaxa: Cochlops debilis Cochlops muricatus

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Type: Cochlops muricatus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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