Leontiniidae

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Leontiniidae
Temporal range: Middle Eocene–Middle Miocene
Leontinia.jpg
Leontinia gaudryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Notoungulata
Suborder: Toxodonta
Family: Leontiniidae
Ameghino, 1895
Genera

Leontiniidae is an extinct family comprising eleven genera of notoungulate mammals known from the middle Eocene through middle Miocene of South America (McKenna and Bell, 1997).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce J. Shockey. New leontinids (Class Mammalia, order Notoungulata, family Leontiniidae) from the Salla beds of Bolivia (Deseadan, Late Oligocene). Bull. Fla. Mus. Nat. Hist. (2005) 45(4): 249-260
  2. ^ Esperanza Cerdeño and Bárbara Vera (2014). "A new Leontiniidae (Notoungulata) from the Late Oligocene beds of Mendoza Province, Argentina". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. in press. doi:10.1080/14772019.2014.982727. 
  • 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