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Theosodon lydekkeri Ameghino 1887 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Litopterna - Macraucheniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 243053

Alternative combination: Oxyodontherium lydekkeri

Synonyms: Theosodon frenzeli Mercerat 1891 (no. 314404), Theosodon lallemanti Mercerat 1891 (no. 314403)

Belongs to Theosodon according to F. Ameghino 1891

Sister taxa: Theosodon fontanae, Theosodon gracilis, Theosodon karaikensis, Theosodon pozzi

Type specimens:

  • Theosodon lydekkeri: Its type locality is Puesto Estancia La Costa, which is in a Miocene terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina
  • Theosodon frenzeli:
  • Theosodon lallemanti:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore