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Prolagostomus Ameghino 1887 (chinchilid)

Mammalia - Glires - Chinchillidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42079

Synonyms: Scotaeumys Ameghino 1887 (no. 42080), Sphaeromys Ameghino 1887 (no. 77065)

Parent taxon: Chinchillidae according to M. G. Vucetich and D. H. Verzi 1993

Sister taxa: Chinchilla, Eoviscaccia, Lagidium, Lagostominae, Lagostomus, Scotamys, Sphodromys

Subtaxa: Prolagostomus amplus, Prolagostomus divisus, Prolagostomus imperialis, Prolagostomus oblicuidens, Prolagostomus primigenius, Prolagostomus profluens, Prolagostomus pusillus, Prolagostomus rosendoi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore