Archaeohyracidae

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Archaeohyracidae
Temporal range: Late Paleocene–Late Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Notoungulata
Suborder: Hegetotheria
Family: Archaeohyracidae
Ameghino, 1897
Genera

Archaeohyrax
Bryanpattersonia
Eohyrax
Pseudhyrax

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possible range based on fossils

Archaeohyracidae is an extinct family comprising four genera of notoungulate mammals known from the Paleocene through the Oligocene of South America.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKenna, Malcolm C., and Bell, Susan K. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York, 631 pp. ISBN 0-231-11013-8