Polydolops kamektsen Simpson 1935 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Polydolopimorphia - Polydolopidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Belongs to Polydolops according to L. G. Marshall 1982

See also Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Polydolops clavulus, Polydolops crassus, Polydolops rothi, Polydolops serra, Polydolops tetragonus, Polydolops thomasi, Polydolops unicus, Polydolops winecage

Type specimen: AMNH. 28525, a mandible (part of right lower jaw with M3). Its type locality is Canadon Hondo, Kibenikhoria Faunal Zone, which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone in the Las Flores Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Canadon Hondo, Kibenikhoria Faunal Zone

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