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Pakkokuhyus lahirii Pilgrim 1928 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Helohyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58153

Alternative combination: Anthracokeryx lahirii

Synonym: Siamotherium pondaungensis Ducroq and Soe 2000 (taxon 155566)

Full reference: G. E. Pilgrim. 1928. The Artiodactyla of the Eocene of Burma. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 13:1-39

Belongs to Pakkokuhyus according to T. Tsubamoto et al. 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Pakkokuhyus lahirii: GSI B766, a mandible (right mandibular fragment with M1-3). Its type locality is Than-u-daw, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.
  • Siamotherium pondaungensis: NMMP-KU 0039, a maxilla (right maxillary fragment with M2-3). Its type locality is Kyawdaw 2, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore