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Lafkenia schmidti Roth 1902 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335998

Belongs to Isotemnidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

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

Type specimen: MLP 12-2188, a maxilla (Right maxilla fragment with two teeth, probably dP2-3 or dP3-4). Its type locality is Lago Musters, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore