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†order Astrapotheria Lydekker 1894 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 43453

Synonym: Astrapotheroidea Ameghino 1894 (taxon 187944)

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1894. Contributions to a knowledge of the Fossil Vertebrates of Argentina. III - A study of extinct argentine ungulates. Anales del Museo de La Plata. Paleontología Argentina 2(3):1-86

Parent taxon: Meridiungulata according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Eoastrapostylops, Pyrotheria, Trigonostylopoidea, Xenungulata

Subtaxa: Adelotherium, Adrastotherium, Antarctodon, Astrapotheriidae, Blastoconus, Blastoconus robertsoni, Entocasmus, Eoastrapostylopidae, Grypolophodon, Grypolophodon morenoi, Grypolophodon tuberculosis, Notorhinus, Notorhinus haroldi, Trigonostylopidae

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore