. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Zoology. 368 BULLETIN : MUSEUM OF COMPARATIVE ZOOLOGY The absence of eocardiines in the Colhuehuapian is certainly an accident of collecting; the family is very rare prior to the Santa Cruz, being represented by only three identifiable speci- mens from the earlier deposits. The Colhuehuapian Archaeocar- dia is not an eocardiid. The two proposed species, "Palaeocar- dia" mater Ameghino 1902c and Archaeocardia mustersiana Ameghino 1904, both fall into the synonymy of the echimyid Protacaremys prior Ameghino 1902 (Patte

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. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Zoology. 368 BULLETIN : MUSEUM OF COMPARATIVE ZOOLOGY The absence of eocardiines in the Colhuehuapian is certainly an accident of collecting; the family is very rare prior to the Santa Cruz, being represented by only three identifiable speci- mens from the earlier deposits. The Colhuehuapian Archaeocar- dia is not an eocardiid. The two proposed species, "Palaeocar- dia" mater Ameghino 1902c and Archaeocardia mustersiana Ameghino 1904, both fall into the synonymy of the echimyid Protacaremys prior Ameghino 1902 (Patte
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. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Zoology. 368 BULLETIN : MUSEUM OF COMPARATIVE ZOOLOGY The absence of eocardiines in the Colhuehuapian is certainly an accident of collecting; the family is very rare prior to the Santa Cruz, being represented by only three identifiable speci- mens from the earlier deposits. The Colhuehuapian Archaeocar- dia is not an eocardiid. The two proposed species, "Palaeocar- dia" mater Ameghino 1902c and Archaeocardia mustersiana Ameghino 1904, both fall into the synonymy of the echimyid Protacaremys prior Ameghino 1902 (Patterson and Kraglievich ms.)- Simpson (1945, p. 94) inadvertently credits ^rc/iaeocarcZia to Ameghino. The name was proposed by Cossmann in 1902"^ to SANTACRUZIAN LUANTUS PHANOMYS EOCARDIA SCHISTOMYS \ â ' ' COLHUEHUAPIAN LUANTUS DESEADAN ASTEROMYS CHUBUTOMYS OCTODONTIDAE. Fig. 25. Tentative pliylogeny of the Eocardiidae. replace Palaeocardia Ameghino 1902 nee Hall 1867. The hypselo- dont Eocardia and Schistomys, both adequately known from Scott's work, are the only common eocardiids. Both forms, and also the rooted Phanomys, may well have been derived from Chuhutomys. The phylogeny of the family may be tentatively expressed as shown in Figure 25. Subfamily LUANTINAE AsTEROMYS Ameghino Asteromys Ameghino, 1897c, p. 495; 1898, p. 176. Looniis, 1914, pp. 194- 195 (in part). Stehlin and Schaub, 1951, p. 244. Type species. A. punctus Ameghino, 1897. Distribution. Deseadan, Patagonia. Emended diagnosis. Cheek teeth mesodont, considerably^ lower- crowned than in Luantus initialis; P4 not molariform, anterior -'â In an unsigned footnote on page 17G of the Ilevue Critique de P.ileozoologie, sixigme ann6e.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cambridg

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