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Thomashuxleya rostrata Ameghino 1901 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 314731

Synonym: Thomashuxleya robusta Ameghino 1901 (taxon 314733)

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

Belongs to Thomashuxleya according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxon: Thomashuxleya externa

Type specimens:

  • Thomashuxleya rostrata: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina
  • Thomashuxleya robusta: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore