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Paraunauchenia
Fossil range:
Scientific classification

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Mammalia

Order:

Litopterna

Family:

Macraucheniidae

Genus:

Paranauchenia
Owen, 1838

Species:

  • P. denticulata (type)
Paranauchenia is an extinct genus of the South American litopterns, related to Macrauchenia, belonging to the same family, Macraucheniidae, and is known only from fossil finds in South America. It possessed three toes and long limbs. The species Paranauchenia denticulata lived in the Miocene epoch in Argentina.
Mammoth