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†family Macraucheniidae Savage 1951 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Litopterna

PaleoDB taxon number: 43493

Alternative spelling: Macrauchenidae

Full reference: D. E. Savage. 1951. Report on Fossil Vertebrates from the Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. Science 114(2955):186-187

Parent taxon: Litopterna according to G. G. Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Adianthidae, Eolicaphrium, Eolitopterna, Lambdaconus elegans, Lopholipterna, Mesorhinidae, Notonychopidae, Paulogervaisia celata, Proacrodon, Proacrodon transformatus, Proadiantus gibbus, Protolipternidae, Sparnotheriodontidae

Subtaxa: Amilnedwardsia, Coniopternium, Cramaucheniinae, Cullinia, Ernestohaeckelia, Macrauchenia, Macraucheniinae, Macraucheniopsis, Macrauchenopsis, Notodiaphorus, Paramacrauchenia, Polymorphinae, Pseudomacrauchenia, Rutimeyeria, Victorlemoineia, Xenorhinotherium

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore