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Periphragnis harmeri Roth 1899 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata

PaleoDB taxon number: 300243

Synonyms: Asmodeus armatus Ameghino 1901 (no. 314730), Proasmodeus armatus Ameghino 1901 (no. 315792), Tehuelia regia Roth 1902 (no. 335964), Thomashuxleya rankei Roth 1902 (no. 335965)

Full reference: S. Roth. 1899. Aviso preliminar sobre mamíferos mesozóicos encontrados en Patagonia [Preliminary notice on Mesozoic mammals found in Patagonia]. Revista del Museo de La Plata 9:381-388

Belongs to Periphragnis according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Periphragnis circunflexus, Periphragnis cristatus, Periphragnis exauctus, Periphragnis palmeri, Periphragnis vicentei, Lemudeus angustidens

Type specimens:

  • Periphragnis harmeri: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina
  • Asmodeus armatus: Its type locality is Mustersan of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Tehuelia regia: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Thomashuxleya rankei: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore