Named By: Rodolfo Salas, José Sánchez, César Chacaltana - 2006.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Pyrotheria, Pyrotheriidae.
Species: B. jaureguii.
Size: About 3 meters long.
Known locations: Peru.
Time period: Late Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.
Baguatherium was has been classed as a member of the Pyrotheriidae, meaning that the genus was related to mammals like Pyrotherium. Baguatherium would have been a heavy set quadrupedal herbivore that would feed upon low growing vegetation. The incisors in the mouth were enlarged and projected forwards out of the mouth, probably as an adaptation for a specific method of feeding.
- A New Pre-Deseadan Pyrothere (Mammalia) From Northern Peru And The Wear Facets Of molariform Teeth Of Pyrotheria - Rodolfo Salas, José Sánchez, César Chacaltana - 2006.