Astrapotheria

Astrapotheria

[‚as·trə·pə′thir·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
A relatively small order of large, extinct South American mammals in the infraclass Eutheria.
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(Mammalia, Astrapotheria) and associated material in a new fossil locality in the Lower Valley of Magdalena, Zapatosa wetlands, Cesar, Colombia
An approach to the biomechanics of the masticatory apparatus of early miocene (Santacrucian age) South American ungulates (Astrapotheria, Litopterna, and Notoungulata): moment arm estimation based on 3D landmarks.
Clase: Mammalia Orden: Astrapotheria Lydekker 1894 Familia: Astrapotheriidae Ameghino 1887 Subfamilia: Uruguaytheriinae Kraglievich 1928 Granastrapotherium snorki Johnson y Madden 1997