Ricardolydekkeria Ameghino 1901 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Proterotheriidae

Synonyms: Heterolambda Ameghino 1904, Lopholambda Ameghino 1904

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1901. Notices préliminaires sur des ongulés nouveaux des terrains crétacés de Patagonie [Preliminary notes on new ungulates from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 16:349-429

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

See also Ameghino 1901, Ameghino 1904, Cifelli 1983, Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Anisolambda, Anisolambda nodulosa, Anisolambdinae, Brachytherini, Caliphrium, Deuterotherium, Diplasiotherium, Eoauchenia, Eoproterotherium, Eoprotherotherium, Epecuenia, Guilielmofloweria, Heptaconus, Heteroglyphis, Lambdaconus, Licaphrops, Lophogododon, Megadolodinae, Paramacrauchenia, Phoradiadius, Picturotherium, Polyacrodon, Polymorphis, Prolicaphrium, Proterotheriinae, Proterotherini, Tetramerorhinus, Tichodon, Villarroelia, Xesmodon

Subtaxa: Ricardolydekkeria cinctula Ricardolydekkeria lunulata Ricardolydekkeria praerupta Ricardolydekkeria profunda

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Type: Ricardolydekkeria praerupta

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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