Hondalagus

Hondalagus is an extinct genus of marsupial mammals that lived during the Middle Miocene epoch (Laventan) in South America. Their fossils were found in the Honda Group at Quebrada Honda, in southern Bolivia.[1] Hondalagus represents the smallest and most specialized member of the extinct family Argyrolagidae.[2]

Hondalagus
Temporal range: Mid Miocene (Laventan)
~13.8–11.8 Ma
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Hondalagus

Marshall & Villarroel 1988
Type species
Hondalagus altiplanensis
Marshall & Villarroel 1988

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hondalagus at Fossilworks.org
  2. ^ Villarroel C.A. y Marshall, L.G. (1988) A New Argyrolagoid (Mammalia: Marsupialia) from the Middle Miocene of Bolivia. Journal of Paleontology, Vol. 62, No. 3:463–467