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Wainka tshotshe Simpson 1935 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Litopterna - Notonychopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99584

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1935. Descriptions of the oldest known South American mammals, from the Rio Chico Formation. American Museum Novitates 793:1-25

Belongs to Wainka according to J. F. Bonaparte and J. Morales 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 28505, a tooth (isolated left upper molar (M1 or M2)). Its type locality is Cerro Redondo, c. 37 m above the "Banco Verde" , which is in a Paleocene terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Peņas Coloradas Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore