Tiuclaenus minutus Muizon and Marshall 1987 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae

Synonym: Kollpania tiupampina Marshall and de Muizon 1988

Belongs to Tiuclaenus according to Muizon and Marshall 1987

Sister taxa: Tiuclaenus cotasi, Tiuclaenus robustus

Type specimens:

  • Tiuclaenus minutus: YPFB Pal 6115, a mandible (Left dentary). Its type locality is Tiupampa site 1, the “quarry”, which is in a Danian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Lucía Formation of Bolivia.
  • Kollpania tiupampina: YPFB Pal 6135, a tooth (Upper left M4?). Its type locality is Tiupampa site 1, the “quarry”, which is in a Danian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Lucía Formation of Bolivia.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Tiupampa site 1, the “quarry”

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