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Mixotoxodon larensis Van Frank 1957 (notoungulate)

Osteichthyes - Notoungulata - Toxodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 96383

Full reference: R. Van Frank. 1957. A fossil collection from northern Venezuela. 1. Toxodontidae (Mammalia, Notoungulata). American Museum Novitates 1850:1-38

Belongs to Mixotoxodon according to J. C. Cisneros 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: A.M.N.H. No. 48854, a mandible (symphyseal portion of lower jaws with left I112, right 11-P3, most P4.).

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): Lower I1 width 16.0, Lower I1 enamel band width 2.50, Lower I2 width 15.0, Lower I2 enamel band width 2.00, Lower I3 width 19.4, Lower I3 enamel band width 5.92, Lower m1 length 48.0, Lower m2 length 43.8, Lower m3 69.0 x 52.4, Lower p1 10.0 x 90.0, Lower p2 length 16.5, Lower p2 Talonid width 11.0, Lower p2 Trigonid 9.00 x 11.50, Lower p3 length 26.5, Lower p3 Talonid width 15.5, Lower p3 Trigonid 12.0 x 13.0, Lower p4 31.3 x 125.0, Lower p4 Talonid width 18.3, Lower p4 Trigonid 12.8 x 16.1, Symphysis length 177.0