Tiuclaenus cotasi de Muizon and Cifelli 2000 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Hyopsodontidae

Full reference: C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli. 2000. The "condylarths" (archaic Ungulata, Mammalia) from the early Palaeocene of Tiupampa (Bolivia): implications on the origin of the South American ungulates. Geodiversitas 22(1):47-150

Belongs to Tiuclaenus according to C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli 2000

Sister taxa: Tiuclaenus minutus, Tiuclaenus robustus

Type specimen: MHNC 1231, a mandible (Left mandible fragment). 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:

• Paleocene of Bolivia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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