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Xenastrapotherium aequatorialis Johnson and Madden 1997 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 267504

Full reference: S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden. 1997. Uruguaytheriine Astrapotheres of Tropical South America. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 355-382

Belongs to Xenastrapotherium according to S. E. Johnson and R. H. Madden 1997

Sister taxa: Xenastrapotherium amazonense, Xenastrapotherium chaparralensis, Xenastrapotherium christi, Xenastrapotherium kraglievichi

Type specimen: EPN(Q) 4280, a mandible (a part of the right mandibular ramus preserving the posterior root of p4, m1-m2 nearly complete and the anterior alveolus of m3.)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): Lower m1 39.0 x 20.0, Lower m2 55.0 x 25.0