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†family Orophodontidae Ameghino 1894 (edentate)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 53701

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1894. Sur les oiseaux fossiles de Patagonie; et la faune mammalogique des couches Pyrotherium. Boletin del Instituto Geographico Argentino 15:501-660

Parent taxon: Gravigrada according to F. Ameghino 1897

Sister taxa: Megalonychoidea, Pseudoglyptodon, Ortotheridae, Elipsodon

Subtaxa: Octodontobradyinae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore