(named after B. Al Protic).
Named By: B. Patterson - 1977.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia.
Species: P. venezuelensis (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Venezuela - Trujillo Formation.
Time period: Early Eocene.
Fossil representation: Fragmentary jaw remains.
Proticia is a genus of mammal that lived in Venezuela during the early Eocene.
- A primitive pyrothere (Mammalia, Notoungulata) from the early Tertiary of Northwestern Venezuela. Fieldiana (Geology) 33:397–422. - B. Patterson - 1977.