Archaeotypotherium propheticus Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Archaeohyracidae

Alternative combination: Archaeohyrax propheticus

Synonym: Archaeohyrax concentricus Ameghino 1901

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521

Belongs to Archaeotypotherium according to D. A. Croft 2000

See also Ameghino 1897

Sister taxa: Archaeotypotherium pattersoni, Archaeotypotherium tinguiriricaense

Type specimens:

  • Archaeotypotherium propheticus: MACN A52-618, symphysis and portion of right horizontal ramus bearing right i1-2, a mandible
  • Archaeohyrax concentricus: MACN A52-625, a maxilla (incomplete facial region of skull with left I1-M2 and right I1-M3).

Ecology: scansorial herbivore


• Oligocene of Argentina (5 collections)

• Tinguirirican of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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