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Prohegetotherium Ameghino 1897 (notoungulate)

Osteichthyes - Notoungulata - Hegetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43445

Synonym: Ethegotherium Simpson et al. 1962 (taxon 43440)

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: Hegetotheriinae according to F. D. Seoane et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Hegetotheriopsis, Hegetotherium, Hegetotherium novum, Hemihegetotherium, Hemihegetotherium trilobus, Sallatherium

Subtaxa: Prohegetotherium malalhuense, Prohegetotherium schiaffinoi, Prohegetotherium sculptum

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Type: Prohegetotherium sculptum

Ecology: scansorial insectivore