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Willidewu esteparius Vucetich and Verzi 1991 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Glires

PaleoDB taxon number: 335702

Full reference: M. G. Vucetich and D. H. Verzi. 1991. Un nuevo Echimyidae (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) de la edad Colhuehuapiense de Patagonia y consideraciones sobre la sistematica de la familia. Ameghiniana 28(1-2):67-74

Belongs to Willidewu according to Vucetich and Verzi 1991

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 88-V-30-1, a partial skull (parte anterior de cráneo y cuerpo mandibular, ambos con la dentadura completa pero los P4 dañados.). Its type locality is South bank of Rio Negro - 10km SW of Paso Córdoba, which is in a Colhuehuapian terrestrial horizon in the Chichinales Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore