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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. Mamiferos Cretaceos de la Argentina. Segunda contribucion al conocimiento de la fauna mastologica de las capas con restos de Pyrotherium. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18:406-521

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 herbivore