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Pachypithecus macrognathus Ameghino 1897 (mammal)

Osteichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 187907

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mamiferos Cretaceos de la Argentina. Segunda contribucion al conocimiento de la fauna mastologica de las capas con restos de Pyrotherium. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18:406-521

Belongs to Mammalia according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Anagonia, Anagonia insulata, Anisorhizus, Anisorhizus atriarius, Apotheria, Aquila antiqua, Aquila ferox, Archaeorycteropus patagonicus, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Australosphenida, Bellua, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Cimolomidae, Diplocynodontidae, Diplodon ampliatus, Diplodonops, Dipodiscidae, Dipriodontidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Homunculus imago, Hypotheria, Hypsiprymnopsis, Isolophodon aplanatus, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Lambdaconus, Lambdaconus suinus, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Marsupialia, Marsupionta, Microderson, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Natantia, Necrolestidae, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pachypithecus, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Phoca aegyptiaca, Phoca aegyptiaca antiqua, Picunia, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Polyprotodonta, Praephoca, Prensiculantia, Promammalia, Proplanodus, Proplanodus adnepos, Prostylophorus, Prostylophorus margeriei, Protobradidae, Protobradys, Protobradys harmonicus, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Simioidea, Sororyctidae, Stenogenium aenigmaticum, Subungulata, Sukotyro, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Trichechus hydropithecus, Tricorynopus, Tricuspes, Trilobodon, Vincelestes, Volaticotheria, Wanotherium, Yinotheria

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina

Ecology: scansorial insectivore