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Isotemnus Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43362

Synonyms: Amphitemnus Ameghino 1904 (no. 318305), Dimerostephanos Ameghino 1902 (no. 315809), Eochalicotherium Ameghino 1901 (no. 99644), Lelfunia Roth 1901 (no. 334118), Prostylops Ameghino 1897 (no. 187990)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521

Parent taxon: Isotemnidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

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

Subtaxa: Isotemnus colhuehuapiensis, Isotemnus ctalego, Isotemnus haugi, Isotemnus latidens, Isotemnus primitivus, Prostylops typus

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Type: Isotemnus primitivus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore