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Pleurostylodon Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Isotemnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43365

Synonyms: Anchistrum Ameghino 1901 (no. 314585), Coelostylops Ameghino 1901 (no. 315735), Dialophus Ameghino 1901 (no. 315712), Parastylops Ameghino 1897 (no. 187996), Paratemnus Ameghino 1904 (no. 318316), Porotemnus Ameghino 1902 (no. 315799), Tychostylops Ameghino 1901 (no. 314702)

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, Isotemnus, Lafkenia, Lafkenia schmidti, Lafkenia sulcifera, Lophocoelus, Pampatemnus, Pehuenia magna, Pelurocoelodon, Pleurocoelodon, Rhyphodon, Thomashuxleya, Thomashuxleya principialis, Trigonolophodon modicus, Trimerostephanos

Subtaxa: Pleurostylodon bifidus, Pleurostylodon complanatus, Pleurostylodon crassiramis, Pleurostylodon modicus, Pleurostylodon notabilis, Pleurostylodon recticrista, Pleurostylodon similis

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Type: Pleurostylodon modicus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore