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Interhippus deflexus Ameghino 1902 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 315766

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Belongs to Isotemnidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Acoelohyrax, Anisotemnus, Calodontotherium, Coelostylodon, Colhuapia, Colhuapia rosei, Colhuelia, Distylophorus, Eurystephanodon crassatus, Isotemnus, Lafkenia, Lafkenia schmidti, Lafkenia sulcifera, Lophocoelus, Pampatemnus, Pehuenia magna, Pelurocoelodon, Pleurocoelodon, Pleurostylodon, Rhyphodon, Thomashuxleya, Thomashuxleya principialis, Trigonolophodon modicus, Trimerostephanos

Type specimen: Its type locality is Puesto Almendra, Gran Barranca, Chubut, Argentina, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina

Ecology: scansorial insectivore