Name: Propyrotherium ‭(‬Before Pyrotherium‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pro-py-ro-fe-ree-um.
Named By: F.‭ ‬Ameghino‭ ‬-‭ ‬1901.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Eutheria,‭ ‬Notoungulata,‭ ‬Pyrotheria,‭ ‬Pyrotheriidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬saxeum‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Geste Formation.
Time period: Eocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Propyrotherium was a genus of pyrotheriid mammal that lived in South America during the Eocene.‭ ‬Propyrotherium was so named because of its similarity to and earlier occurrence to the genus Pyrotherium.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Notices préliminaires sur des ongulés nouveaux des terrains crétacés de Patagonie‭ [‬Preliminary notes on new ungulates from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia‭]‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba‭ ‬16:349-429.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Ameghino‭ ‬-‭ ‬1901.


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