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Astraponotus Ameghino 1901 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43460

Synonyms: Megalophodon Roth 1903 (no. 55031), Notamynus Roth 1903 (no. 55030)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1901. Notices préliminaires sur des ongulés nouveaux des terrains crétacés de Patagonie [Preliminary notes on new ungulates from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 16:349-429

Parent taxon: Astrapotheriidae according to G. G. Simpson 1967

Sister taxa: Astrapodon, Astrapothericulus, Astrapotherium, Ganastrapotherium, Granastrapotherium, Liarthrus, Maddenia, Monoeidodon, Parastrapotherium, Scaglia, Tonorhinus, Uruguaytheriinae

Subtaxa: Astraponotus assymmetrus, Astraponotus dicksoni, Astraponotus dilatatus, Astraponotus holdichi, Astraponotus thompsoni

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Type: Astraponotus assymmetrum

Ecology: scansorial insectivore