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Argyrolestes peralestinus Ameghino 1902 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 315854

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Belongs to Argyrolestes according to G. G. Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casamayoran of Patagonia, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina

Ecology: scansorial carnivore