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Pelecyodon Ameghino 1891 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 43605

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1891. Nuevos restos de mamíferos fósiles descubiertos por Carlos Ameghino en el Eoceno inferior de la Patagonia austral. – Especies nuevas, adiciones y correcciones [New remains of fossil mammals discovered by Carlos Ameghino in the lower Eocene of southern Patagonia. – New species, additions, and corrections]. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural 1:289-328

Parent taxon: Tardigrada according to T. J. Gaudin 1995

Sister taxa: Bradypus, Eucholoeops, Eutardigrada, Rathymotheriidae, Schismotherium

Subtaxa: Pelecyodon arcuatus, Pelecyodon cristatus, Pelecyodon maximus, Pelecyodon petraeus, Pelecyodon robustus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore