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Trigonostylops Ameghino 1897 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Astrapotheria - Trigonostylopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43458

Synonyms: Chiodon Berg 1899 (no. 318283), Staurodon Roth 1899 (no. 300239)

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: Trigonostylopidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Albertogaudrya, Albertogaudryia, Hedralophus, Hedralophus bicostatus, Shecenia, Staurodon supernus, Tetragonostylops, Trigonostylops duplex

Subtaxa: Trigonostylops gegenbauri, Trigonostylops wortmani

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Type: Trigonostylops wortmani

Ecology: scansorial insectivore