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Essoprion Ameghino 1891 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Paucituberculata - Epanorthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 243795

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: Epanorthidae according to F. Ameghino 1891

Sister taxa: Caenolestes, Caenolestinae, Eomannodon, Perulestes, Pliolestes, Progarzonia, Rhyncholestes, Stilotherium, Prepanorthus, Epanorthus, Palaepanorthus, Paraepanorthus, Halmadromus, Halmaselus, Callomenus, Pilchenia, Metaepanorthus

Subtaxa: Essoprion consumptus, Essoprion coruscus

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Type: Essoprion coruscus

Ecology: scansorial omnivore