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Temporal range: Paleocene
Pleuraspidotherium aumonieri.JPG
Pleuraspidotherium aumonieri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Condylarthra
Family: Pleuraspidotheriidae
Genus: Pleuraspidotherium
Lemoine (1878)
  • P. aumonieri Lemoine, 1885 (type species)
  • P. remense Lemoine, 1891

Pleuraspidotherium is an extinct genus of condylarth[1] of the family Pleuraspidotheriidae, whose fossils have been found in the Late Paleocene Marnes de Montchenot of France and the Tremp Formation of modern Spain.[2]


  1. ^ Orliac, M.J.; Argot C; Gilissen E (2012). "Digital cranial endocast of Hyopsodus (Mammalia, "Condylarthra"): a case of Paleogene terrestrial echolocation?". PLoS ONE. 7 (2): e30000. Bibcode:2012PLoSO...730000O. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030000. PMC 3277592. PMID 22347998.
  2. ^ Ladevèze, Sandrine; Missiaen, Pieter; Smith, Thierry (2010). "First Skull of Orthaspidotherium Edwardsi (Mammalia 'Condylarthra') from the Late Paleocene of Berru (France) and Phylogenetic Affinities of the Enigmatic European Family Pleuraspidotheriidae". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology / Taylor & Francis. 30 (5): 1559–1578. doi:10.1080/02724634.2010.501440. S2CID 85220182. Retrieved April 3, 2013.