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Rhyphodon lankesteri Roth 1899 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300244

Synonyms: Lemudeus proportionalis Roth 1903 (no. 335988), Pehuenia insigna Roth 1903 (no. 335986), Pehuenia wehrlii Roth 1902 (no. 335985), Setebos terribilis Roth 1902 (no. 335984)

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 Rhyphodon according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxon: Rhyphodon angusticephalus

Type specimens:

  • Rhyphodon lankesteri: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina
  • Lemudeus proportionalis: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Pehuenia insigna: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Pehuenia wehrlii: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.
  • Setebos terribilis: Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore